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After chin implant removal when can I have another one put back in
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I have a large intraoral chin implant and the space between the lower lip and chin is so tight that is pulling my lower lip into my mouth and has all but disappeared. Another patient from same office used the same doctor as me and she has the tight feeling too 6 months post-op. I have talked to a 3rd individual that used a different doctor, same business and she had her implant placed under the chin and she told me that she had it done 2 years ago and the only negative was it took 12 months to get over numbness. Other than that, she says she seriously can't tell she ever did the operation. It feels natural to the touch. I move my mouth and I get numbness, tingling, and tightness. I want to remove the old implant and install another one because the current chin implant has shifted up and is not flush with bottom of chin bone. Now for the looks of the chin and chin only, I like it a lot. My PS provide a chin I like, but the tightness is driving me crazy and I don't like that my lower lip is not a little more parallel with my upper lip (was not parallel pre-op, but wasn't that far away.

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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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August 14, 2013 4:03 AM

6 months is the norm. (more)
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