I had a chin augmentation 6 weeks ago. I'm really concerned that i can't smile ou talk normally. I feel like my mouth is tightness and it's not getting better. The incision was inside of the mouth, and when i look it i can see a tissue that was formed sticking my gum to the scar. It looks like the bottom of my mouth is getting higher now, with a new tissue. I'm thinking of removing the implant, i'm concerned of changing it and it happens again!
Capsular Contracture After Chin Augmentation?
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Healing after chin implant
You sound like you are experiencing either nerve damage or perhaps just post op swelling. The lip/gum incision needs to be looked at.
I would recommend that you discuss this with your doctor. It may be that you only need to wait and things will sort themselves out.
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