Genioplasty in Egypt


What is genioplasty ?

Genioplasty or chin surgery performed in Egypt is an aesthetic intervention that aims at improving the shape, the position and the appearance of the chin.
It is a surgical technique that allows the correction of morphological anomalies of the chin and redefines the profile of the face. It is realized to advance a receding chin or to move back a too projected chin.

How much does a genioplasty cost in Egypt?

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Who is the best candidate for this intervention ?

Genioplasty is indicated for individuals who :

  • suffer from psychological and aesthetic discomfort related to their chin
  • are in good health
  • have realistic expectations
  • want to correct an asymmetry of the chin
  • have a retruded or weak chin
  • have a prominent chin

Before genioplasty

Before genioplasty, you must have a consultation with the surgeon to examine you and indicate you the appropriate intervention depending on your case while explaining you its process, recovery, results, advantages…, you will also tell him about your desires and the chin you would like to have.
He will ask you about your medical history such as your previous surgeries, the medications you are taking, if you suffer from certain diseases…
It is important to mention that taking aspirin and smoking must be avoided six weeks before the intervention.
The surgeon will ask you to do blood analysis and x rays.

How is genioplasty performed ?

Genioplasty performed in Egypt is realized under general anaesthesia and the length of hospitalization is of 2 nights.
Depending on the discomfort expressed by the patient, different types of bone sections may be performed (cross section allowing for forward or backward movement, horizontal section allowing for lengthening or shortening, bone grinding in case of a wide chin).
In case of moderate chin projection insufficiency, the placement of an implant may substitute the bone sections.
The scar is located in the mouth in front of the lower gum, so it is not visible.
At the end of the procedure, a compression dressing is made by the surgeon in order to reduce postoperative edema.

Aftercare and recovery

The surgeon will prescribe you painkillers to reduce the pain.
In case of scarring in the mouth, soft and liquid food must be opted for the first postoperative week and you will have to maintain a regular antiseptic mouthwash. Avoid hot food for the first 48 hours.
The surgeon will also prescribe you antibiotics.
Swelling and bruising can appear and fade with time.
The patient can resume his professional activities after two weeks while avoiding strenuous activities.
Sports activities can be resumed after three months with the consent of the surgeon.
It is very important and necessary to follow the recommendations of your surgeon.


The results of genioplasty realized in Egypt can be seen after two weeks, but the final results will be appreciated after two months.
The patient will thus obtain a harmonious chin that allows him to regain self confidence and feel more comfortable.

The benefits of genioplasty

Genioplasty realized in Egypt have considerable advantages for all those who care about the appearance of their chin and suffer from its imperfections.
The procedure can improve the appearance of the face by changing the position and size of the chin to be in harmony with the other facial features.
Moreover, it allows the patient to regain self confidence and feel comfortable as the chin is an important facial characteristic.
Genioplasty is an effective intervention that gives excellent results both physically and psychologically.

It is important for individuals considering genioplasty to consult a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon or maxillofacial surgeon to discuss their goals, expectations, and candidacy for the procedure. Each patient's case is unique, and the decision to undergo genioplasty should be made in collaboration with a trusted medical professional.

What activities should be avoided following a genioplasty ?

After undergoing a genioplasty, it is crucial to follow your surgeon's post-operative instructions carefully to ensure proper healing and optimal results. Here are some common activities that are typically recommended to be avoided after genioplasty :

  1. Strenuous exercise : Avoid vigorous physical activities, especially in the first few weeks after surgery. Activities that can increase blood pressure or strain on the jaw should be avoided to prevent complications.
  2. Biting or chewing hard foods : Refrain from biting or chewing hard foods, as this can put stress on the chin area and impede healing. Stick to a soft or liquid diet as advised by your surgeon.
  3. Smoking and alcohol : You should avoid these substances during the recovery period as they increase the risk of complications.
  4. Touching or disturbing the surgical site : Avoid touching or disturbing the surgical area to prevent infection or disruption of the healing process. Follow proper oral hygiene practices as instructed by your surgeon.
  5. Sleeping position : Depending on your surgeon's recommendation, you may need to avoid sleeping on your stomach or putting pressure on your chin area while sleeping to prevent discomfort and promote proper healing.
  6. Skipping follow-up appointments : Attend all scheduled follow-up appointments with your surgeon to monitor your progress and address any concerns or complications that may arise.
  7. Ignoring pain or swelling : It is normal to experience some degree of pain and swelling after genioplasty. However, if you experience severe or worsening pain, swelling, or other unusual symptoms, contact your surgeon immediately.

Always consult your surgeon for specific guidelines tailored to your individual case and follow his recommendations closely for a smooth recovery.

How to eat after a genioplasty ?

Eating after a genioplasty requires some adjustments to ensure proper healing and minimize discomfort. Here are some general guidelines on how to eat after a genioplasty :

  1. Stick to a soft diet : In the initial days following genioplasty, it is advised to consume soft or liquid foods that require minimal chewing. Examples include soups, broths, yogurt, mashed potatoes, smoothies, pureed vegetables, pudding, and applesauce.
  2. Avoid hard or chewy foods : Steer clear of hard, crunchy, or chewy foods that can put strain on the jaw and chin area. This includes nuts, seeds, raw vegetables, tough meats, chips, and candies.
  3. Cut food into small pieces : If you're transitioning to solid foods, cut them into small, manageable pieces to reduce the amount of chewing and minimize stress on the chin area.
  4. Chew with care : When you're ready to introduce solid foods, chew slowly and carefully, using your back teeth rather than the front to minimize pressure on the chin area.
  5. Maintain proper oral hygiene : Keep your mouth clean and free of debris to prevent infection and promote healing. Rinse your mouth gently with a saltwater solution or a prescribed mouthwash after eating.
  6. Stay hydrated : Drink plenty of fluids throughout the day to stay hydrated and aid in the healing process. Opt for water or other non-acidic beverages.
  7. Avoid straws and smoking : Refrain from using straws or smoking, as these activities can create suction or pressure in the mouth, potentially causing complications or delaying healing.
  8. Follow your surgeon's recommendations : Your surgeon will provide specific dietary guidelines based on your individual case and the extent of your surgery. Follow his instructions closely for the best outcomes.

If you have any concerns or questions about your diet after genioplasty, don't hesitate to consult your surgeon or a registered dietitian for personalized guidance.