About V-Line Surgery
At Nuveau Plastic Surgery, we offer a chin and jaw reduction surgery for Asian patients called the V-line facial contouring surgery. In the Asian culture, many men and women are concerned about the shape and size of their chin and lower jaw. Many people prefer an oval-shaped face over the square-shaped face. Many Asians are calling our office to request a plastic surgery consultation with our experienced plastic surgeon, like Dr. Edward Lee, who has specifically trained in Asian plastic surgery techniques.
The V-line facial contouring surgery is a chin and jaw reduction surgery that has seen an increase in popularity in the Asian countries, as well as the United States. This surgery can dramatically change the shape of your face (from square to oval). If you are interested in this procedure, please call our office in Houston, TX for a consultation appointment to get started.
The best candidates for V-line facial contouring surgery are of Asian heritage, and have a square-shaped face. Candidates will need to be healthy enough for surgery lasting 3 – 5 hours under a general anesthesia. During your consultation, we will discuss your medical history, what your facial features would look like with the V-line reshaping, and set realistic aesthetic goals while making your plastic surgery treatment plan.
"Dr. Lee is very personable! He is always very thoughtful and kind. If you are looking to get a procedure done, he will be able to kindly guide you through the process. Very seldom do you meet a doctor who is as considerate and relational as Dr. Lee!"- J.B. / Facebook / Mar 12, 2017
"Very welcoming place."- J.S. / Google / Sep 04, 2019
"I just happen to run across Dr. Lee on the internet searching for a Dr. to do a breast augmentation and possible tummy tuck. Had never even considered having this before and was very nervous. Went to one other consultation with another Dr. in the Houston area and found out he was actually only a dermatologist and wasn’t board certified in plastic surgery. I decided to get another quote and I am so glad that I did. Even though I lost $500 dollars that I had put down with t...he first Dr.. i let Dr. Lee know what it was that I was looking for and he let me know right away what I needed. He could have charged me more and even could have said that I needed more than what I did but he did not. He did not have to do a lift on me for my breast and he did not have to do lipo in me either and in both cases he could have told me I needed this and I would not have known the difference - but he didn’t. I was impressed with the fact that he has been doing this for only 7 years would be up to date on the procedures and possible new ways of doing these procedures rather than a dr that had been doing this for 20 plus years. Dr. Lee was worried due to the fact that I was a smoker. He almost seemed as if he may not even be interested in doing my surgery due to this fact. That was even impressive. He could have cared less and just seen dollar signs but he didn’t. I let him know I was super serious about this and would stop immediately if he would get me right in to do surgery so that I wouldn’t change my mind like I had in the past due to other obligations. He told me I would have to wait 6 weeks and the. He could do the surgery if I stopped smoking then. I promised. He kept his part of the bargain and so did I. I am proud to say that I have now had surgery almost 2 weeks ago and still haven’t smoked. Won’t go back. Thanks to Dr. Lee and Mrs. Eva I won’t go back to smoking. My surgery went flawlessly and the results are amazing. The Dr. knew exactly what I needed and did a perfect job. He eased all of my fears and it went way better than what I expected. Would recommend Dr. Lee to anyone wanting to enhance their looks. They offer a lot of different services and I would let them do any of them on me if I needed. Now Mrs Eva if the Drs right hand in my opinion. She was amazing and could have ignored me because god knows I ask her every question under the sun regarding my procedures and she handled me with nothing but respect. When she didn’t have too. I love her to pieces and she makes you feel so comfortable during the entire process."- M.S. / Facebook / Mar 22, 2020
"10 days post “mommy makeover” and have to write a review because of how smooth the process was and how wonderful Dr. Lee is. Great bedside manner and superb skill level. You can tell he takes pride in his work and strives to get his patients the best possible outcome. Recovery process has been smooth thankfully. I was back to work 1 week post surgery. Also, Dr. Lee really listens to your concerns and works with you as a team. He even called me over Christmas to review a post op concern I had emailed him about. Eva in the office is also wonderful. Highest recommendations!"- D. / Google / Dec 28, 2019
"Dr.Lee is highly skilled and takes very good care of his patients during and post operation. I highly recommend Dr. Lee!"- C.K. / Google / Nov 04, 2019
Plan Your Procedure
- Procedure Recovery Location
The V-line facial contouring surgery is typically performed in an in-patient setting under general anesthesia. This surgery may require 3 – 5 hours for completion. The amount of time to perform this surgery will be dependent on whether you have surgery on the chin, the jaw or both. There will be no external incisions. All of the incisions are made within the mouth for either (chin or jaw) procedure. The chin is reshaped into a T-shape, which will make it a narrow and sharpened contour. The jaw, or the lower portion of the mandible, is cut into or shaved down to the desired aesthetic look.
What to Expect
Once the surgery is complete, we will insert a drain to keep fluids from building up on the treatment area. This will be removed before your discharge. We will also provide you with a chin-strap to keep your jaw in alignment. Most plastic surgeries are performed in an out-patient setting, however, with V-line facial contouring, our patients are generally kept overnight. We will monitor your vital signs, pain, drainage, and how well you recover from surgery.
You can expect to be swollen for at least 1 – 2 weeks post-surgery. We recommend that you stay on a liquid and/or soft diet during this time. It is very important to make all your post-operation follow-up appointments with our team.
Call for V-Line Surgery Today
If you are concerned about the shape of your face, we would love to talk to you about our Asian plastic surgery options with V-line facial contouring. We have a dedicated staff at our plastic surgery practice who will answer your questions and guide you through the process. Making the decision to have facial contouring is a big step in changing your facial features, and enhancing the beauty of your face. Call Nuveau Plastic Surgery to setup your consultation with Dr. Lee at your earliest convenience.