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why is my chin/jawline still wide/big 5months after chin implant removal?
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I am a 26 years old healty female. 5months ago i got a silicone extended anatomical chin implant via submental incision. Implant was small size 5,5mm and stayed inside my chin only 2 days/52 hours total, removed due to not liking at all. The swelling wasnt there yet and i can clearly see this was a bad idea. So its been 5months after removal, my chin still wider, bigger, heavyier looking than before also my lower face become 'square'. My used to be v shape is pretty much square now, jowls near my mouth looking 10x times heavyier and porminent than before, my lower cheeks look like they are' pulled down' like i have two bulges on either side of my face. I look older and tired because of these effects. My jawline and chin feels puffy, semi squashy when i touch, its like i have extra soft tissue inside which prevents me to touch my bone directly when i push my finger to my chin. It feels like swelling but i think its internal scar tissue. The are where the implant was hard like a bone for almost 4months and it got softer this last month but no improvement in the shape or size of my chin. My lower face looks so much heavier than before. I put compression garment, did gentle massage, stayed awayed from heavy activities, salt, alcohol etc. But nothing helped. Is this face shape etc. Temporary or permanent? What happens to the 'pocket' that made for the implant, after the removal, does it collapse, shrink back and redrape itself to bone? Or does that empty space fill with scar tissue? Since the implant was only in for 2days i think there was no capsule formed around the implant. My jawline is not tight like before, my chin shape was narrow and sharp. After the implant it is squared wide and puffy. Do i need chin potasis correction surgery? Or corticostreoid shots to internal scar tissue in the chin? I would be very thankfull to hear experinced doctors opinions.

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