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Cheek Implant Removal Problems 7 Months Post Op?

I finally had my 10 year old malar cheek implants removed. I had a great deal of bruising and swelling especially on left immediately post op. I am now 7 months post op, still have numbness, a little discomfort along the left cheek bone and some around the left removal site above the gum along with a watery eye. IMy parotid gland has now become a little swollen. I am worried that some damage or infection has been caused.

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Cheek Implant Removal Problems 7 Months Post Op?

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 I'm sorry to hear that.  Cheek Implant removal is typically a quick and easy procedure if silastic cheek implants are used and this is why I only use silastic cheek implants for cheek augmentation.  Numbness at 7 months and soreness is not typical and you may want to ask the plastic and cosmetic surgeon that did the cheek implant removal for specific recommendations at this point.  

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