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How invasive is chin augmentation? What is the recovery period?

How invasive is chin augmentation? What is the recovery period?

Not very: Small incision in chin or at buccal sulcus (valley between lip and gums).Can be done by cutting bone and placing spacer or with implant. Little is involved in recovery other than protecting it from injury. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from chin augmentation? How long will I have to take off work and plan to be recovering after chin augmentation? .

Chin Augmentation: Give yourself 1-2 weeks of recovery. I recommend resuming strenuous activities such as exercise 4 weeks following surgery. Please follow the instructions provided by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Will i need a caretaker during recovery for chin augmentation? Can i take care of myself after chin augmentation, or will i need to have someone come and stay with me? .

If : If you have any sedation or general anesthesia you would need someone to stay with you the night of surgery. If local anesthesia is used only you wouldn't need someone to stay with you. Check with your surgeon for more specific guidance. ...Read more

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Can i get chin augmentation surgery for cosmetic reasons?

Cosmetic Chin Implant: Chin augmentation cosmetic benefits chin augmentation most often is used to restore balance to the face due to a weak chin (under-projecting in profile). Chin implants can also create a wider, stronger chin. They can also be used to lengthen the face slightly. For more informaton see the following link: https://pacificcenterplasticsurgery.Com/procedures/face/chin-augmentation/. ...Read more

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What kind of medical follow-up do I need after chin augmentation? Will i need to follow up with my surgeon after chin augmentation? If so, when and how many times? .

You : You will of course have follow up appointments with your plastic surgeon to check incisions and healing after your chin implant. There may be sutures that need removal, usually within a week or less. I would typically see this patient at post op day 1, day 7, then again in 6 weeks to check progress... Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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How long until all signs of chin augmentation surgery are gone? I don't want new people i meet to know i've had chin augmentation surgery. How long until all signs of the surgery are gone? .

Chin surgery: Everyone reacts differently to surgery. One patient might bruise severely and one may not. In average, after one week 50-70% of swelling should be gone. ...Read more

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Will i be able to eat solid food after chin augmentation? How soon after chin augmentation until i can eat solid food? .

Food After Chin Aug: Food after chin aug if your chin augmentation was performed through the mouth, you will be on a liquid or soft-foods diet for a few days while your mucosal skin heals. You will rinse your mouth out regularly to keep the incision clean. The sutures will dissolve on their own over the course of a few weeks. For an incison made beneath your chin you can eat solid food immediately. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have my whole jaw built up in a chin augmentation? My chin and jaw are both very small and weak--can both be built up at the same time when i get chin augmentation? .

There : There are many different types of lower jaw implants available. There are extended anatomic shaped chin implants that can give a more squared appearance of the chin region. If the sides of the jawline are weak as well, there are implants that can be placed in this region as well (gonial angle). You may be a better candidate for mandibular advancement surgery in which the bone of the mandible is advanced forward. Consult a plastic surgeon or oral surgeon experienced in these procedures. Best of luck to you. www.natureredefined.com. ...Read more

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