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mastrkel
Londonderry, NH

 
submental Lipo of the Chin
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I had lipo of the chin on december 19th and my results look worse than before surgery, is this normal? it is almost 3 weeks since the surgery and my surgeon tells me this is not the final result said it could still have fluid causing it to look the way it does?

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Dr.Pascual


Cosmetic surgeon
Aventura, FL
United States
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  Submental Lipo of the Chin
October 1, 2013 10:41 AM

You may still be experiencing swelling and/or fluid retention in this area. Final results of liposuction take at least 3 months, and can be longer in some patients. It is important to (more)
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jhonnys


Plastic surgeon
Coral Gables, FL
United States
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  Submental Lipo of the Chin
August 28, 2013 1:50 AM

After liposuction of the chin you should give it some time 2-3 months to see the final results.
For more details: http://www.drjsalomon.com/liposuction.asp (more)
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drredou


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vienna, VA
United States
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January 31, 2011 4:16 PM

You did not mention your age. Young people usualy see an improvement immediatly. Middle age might take 4-6 weeks. Old age, it might look worse if skin tightening or muscle tightening were (more)
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docpichler


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sacramento, CA
United States
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  submental liposuction
January 17, 2010 4:31 PM

I month after the procedure the result should be gratifying. However, there could have been some fluid accumulation (seroma/hematoma)especially if an elastic compression bandage was not (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
United States
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  Submental Lipo of the Chin
January 17, 2010 3:07 PM

You most likely have had a poor result. The majority of chin or submental lipos are successful. After 24 hours there should be some improvement seen. Especially if Smart Lipo was used. (more)
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drbrent


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Beverly Hills, CA
United States
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  Liposuction of the chin
January 12, 2009 1:27 PM

Liposuction of the chin area can be a tough area. The surgeon should assess whether the problem is due to fat, to looseness of the muscles, looseness of the skin or facial tissues, or (more)
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sonnyday
 
February 23, 2011 7:51 AM

im in exactly the same position! 3 weeks have gone by and it looks hideous. even my bottom lip doesnt seem to work properly amnymore due to nerve damage i assume. Pls get bk to me and let me know how yr doing now, as im so scared im gonna stay like this......xx


drbrent
Beverloy Hills, CA
United States
  Compression
January 12, 2009 1:28 PM

It is usually an excellent idea to apply compression to the operated area. Your surgeon will tell you when the benefits of compression diminish and it probably won't benefit you any longer.


olimpia
san jose, CA
United States
  i had lipo of chinon 11-25-08
January 7, 2009 3:58 PM

Very important to keep wearing your garment band over night, buy the one they sale on MAKE ME HEAL.COM i still used at night and a few hours more on day time.



 



 

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