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I am scheduled for chin lipo this Friday, February 13th. This is my 1st cosmetic procedure and I am a bit nervous. Is there alot of discomfort with this particular area. I am planning on taking 6 days off of work because I will be wearing the garment while at home. Is this enough time (so that the swelling and bruising will go down)???? Thanks so much.

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Plastic surgeon
Torrance, CA
United States
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  Good luck!
February 12, 2009 3:23 PM

I find chin lipo to be a very rewarding procedure. It tends to give noticeable and rapid results with very minimal downtime. 6 days is a very appropriate amount of time to heal up to a (more)
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Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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  You should be fine
February 10, 2009 8:29 PM

Submental or chin lipo is a minor procedure - you should be fine. Six days off is great for your recovery. You may still have some bruising after six days. Since it is still winter, you (more)
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