CHEEK / CHIN IMPLANTS

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Procedure

Facial implants are designed for augmentative, reconstructive or rejuvenative purposes. Available in a wide range of sizes and styles for the chin, jaw, nose and cheek, implants add or restore contour and/or proportion to the face. The surgeon makes a small incision near the place where the implant will be placed, either in a crease or inside the mouth. Then a pocket is made in the facial tissue, the implant inserted, and the incision is stitched. The incision is bandaged or taped, and stitches are removed in 5-10 days (sutures placed inside the mouth will dissolve in a similar period of time)


Length

The process generally takes 1-2 hours.

 

Anesthesia

General anesthesia is used.

Possible side effects

Postoperative bruise and swelling sometimes occur. Also, mild discomfort for 1 to 2 days is usual.

Risks

As with any other surgical procedure, infection can occur. If the implant is positioned in the vicinity of facial nerves, injury with temporary nerve disfunction rarely can occur. Reaction to implant with subsequent

Results

Strenuous activity and rough contact to the implant area must be avoided for 4 to 6 weeks. Results are permanent.



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