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How long does it take for swelling to subside after a chin implant?

How long does it take for swelling to subside after a chin implant?

Short time: Most of the swelling is down within a week or two after a chin implant. There may be a small amount of swelling which persists longer, especially under the chin. 90% of the patients look pretty good within a week! ...Read more

Dr. Majid Jamali
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Chin Implant (Definition)

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 augmentation. It is generally placed underneath the soft tissues of your skin and muscle to accentuate your chin to match the cosmetic appearance of your lower face and provide a better balance of your ...Read more


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How can swelling and bruising be eliminated as quickly as possible after a deep plane facelift which included a chin implant?

How can swelling and bruising be eliminated as quickly as possible after a deep plane facelift which included a chin implant?

Limiting bruising: A variety of techniques can help limit bruising, most important being gentle technique by your surgeon. Steps to limiting bruising: ice limit activity arnica compression avoiding blood thinners. ...Read more

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Chin implant symptoms can be swelling and numbness?

Chin implant symptoms can be swelling and numbness?

Chin Implant: There may be some associated swelling, bruising, and numbness with the chin implant surgery. Recovery can range anywhere from 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for lump under chin to go away from chin implant?

How long does it take for lump under chin to go away from chin implant?

Chin implant: I have not generally seen lumps under the chin following placement of a chin implant. However, most symptoms resolve by six weeks. If it's been more than that, there could be a problem. You should return to see your surgeon and let him or her determine if it's normal or abnormal. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a chin implant? Will it make my face look longer?

Is there such a thing as a chin implant? Will it make my face look longer?

Genioplasty: Genioplasty is a procedure in which your bone can be repositioned in any dimension. If your desire is to have a longer face, a genioplasty can give you the added vertical dimension you seek. ...Read more

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Will a chin implant make my face longer?

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 and your surgeon should select the one that will accomplish what you and s/he want. If the chin implant extends below the edge of the jawbone, it could make the face look longer. ...Read more

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In how much time im not going to feel funny after a chin implant?

In how much time im not going to feel funny after a chin implant?

3 weeks: You will have swelling and bruising for about 3-4 weeks. Thereafter swelling will continue to reduce at a much slower rate. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the lip to be numb after a chin implant ?

Early on: It may be normal to have some numbness in the early weeks after a chin implant. This should gradually subside over time as it may be due to stretching of the nerve tissue in the region. If this persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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Will a chin implant look different after 10 years?

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 might happen to your chin implant. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Scott Keith
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more