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Moni098
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Facial Implants Shifting
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If I were to get sillicone implants, what are the chances of them shifting by themselves (excluding trauma from an injury or the like). Is there a way to have them sutured into place, versus secured by screws. I'm contemplating chin/jaw/cheek implants to enhance and give me a more 'ideal' bone structure.

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docblinski


Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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February 12, 2011 6:17 AM

I agree with Dr Grossman - Fat Grafts. From MIAMI Dr. Darryl J. Blinski (more)
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drredou


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vienna, VA
United States
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February 11, 2011 5:08 PM

In chin-jowl augmentation I suture the implant to the periostium (the layer that covers the bone) so it does not move. I cheek augmentation it is unnecessary to fixate as long as the (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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August 24, 2010 11:06 AM

Have fat transfer instead, same result, no shifting or infection. Permanency. No Pain. (more)
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