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What to do about a chin implant that is too large?


I got a chin implant 4 months ago. At first there was a lot of swelling and then under my chin a hard fibrosis formed. I got shots and it swelled down a bit. I have come to the conclusion that my chin implant just looks too big and unnatural as it just looks like a golf ball sitting on my face. It has really squared out my full face too. I just want the chin implant out but I'm hearing horror stories about the possibility of deformity and witches chin, etc. My PS told me I had a fairly large implant but I'm not 100% sure of the exact size. It is an extended anatomical implant. I hate it and I just want it out, but I'm nervous. I saved up and spent all my money on this procedure and I think my current PS is willing to cut me a deal because I am unhappy with is work, but his surgical coordinator told me in all 15 years she's worked at his office she hasn't seen him take an implant out (though she didn't sound worried about his expertise she was just making the comment). I'm really not sure what to do but I know I can't live the rest of my life with this golf ball on my chin. You can see it when I smile, talk, and do anything and it's just not me.

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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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  Remove your chin implant!
April 27, 2016 3:11 AM

Over the internet we CAN NOT offer what you should do. Best to seek in person second opinions from boarded PSs in your city, state, area> (more)
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