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do I need a chin implant

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends: Chin implant costs vary depending on what part of the country you live and also vary between doctors. In our part of the us, it can be had for as lit ... Read More
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Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Depends: Chin implant costs vary depending on what type implant is being completed and what type of anesthesia is necessary for the procedure. Most chin impla ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends: Plastic surgeons usually want to wait until the bones have stopped growing in the face before placing a chin implant and when the patient is mature en ... Read More
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Dr. Ryan Woodman
Specializes in Dentistry
Don't overlook: Micrognathia (small jaw) can create functional as well as cosmetic problems. 16 is still a good time to address possible occlusal issues and potentia ... Read More
Dr. Brent Mcfarland
48 years experience Orthodontics
NOT USUALLY: Check with the doctor many factors come into play.
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
A little: Compared to some other procedures, most patients don't complain about chin implants. A chin implant does involve surgery (unless you have a filler in ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sometimes: The primary recovery problem with chin implants is swelling. It can be sore, but medication and ice help a lot. Normally this resolves in a few days. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
It could: Most chin implants are placed to make the chin protrude more, not make the face longer. There are many different shapes and models of chin implants a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
It may: Nothing remains the same in living faces. Things sag, thin and otherwise change depending on many factors. Ask your experienced surgeon what changes ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chin Implant Defined: Chin implant is a synthetic material that is shaped in the contour of your chin to augment or enlarge a weak chin in a surgical procedure called chin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your doctor: You can have pain from the surgery itself or there could be a pinched nerve. You should see your doctor for recommendations.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
9 years experience General Practice
Usual surgical risks: All surgical procedures carry with them the risk of infection and bleeding. There is a risk of reaction to the anesthesia used to put you to sleep. Su ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
3 weeks: You will have swelling and bruising for about 3-4 weeks. Thereafter swelling will continue to reduce at a much slower rate.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J David Holcomb
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes and No: Chin implants are available and chin augmentation is a relatively common procedure. Chin implants are available in a variety of shapes and sizes but ... Read More
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