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What is a weak chin?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
A small chin is commonly called a weak chin -- and that says it all. The impression is of a weak personality. A strong chin, particularly in a man, is associated with strength and leadership. Chin implants can be placed onto the bone, changing a weak chin into a more powerful, domineering chin. In men, the change increases the image of masculinity. In women, chin implants balance the face. In both sexes, however, a weak chin makes a large nose seem even larger.
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