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Chin implant correction & the right path. PS agrees needs revision. Placement/type makes face contour weird (3/4 shot)? (photo)

Had large square implant 6 months ago. Right side of lower lip & chin completely numb for 4 months. Finally getting some feeling back (pins, sensitive surface). Issue: Implant's crooked. L wing is right at jawline while R is higher (causing numbness maybe?) but better looking at angles between front and profile. The lower implant position on L side makes chin look bulbous (unnatural indent from space created by implant). Should L move above jawline or R down? Was it the wrong kind of implant?

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Chin implant correction & the right path. PS agrees needs revision. Placement/type makes face contour weird (3/4 shot)? (photo)

The issue you present is NOT one for internet evaluation. Best for ONLY IN PERSON examination to fully understand the appearance..//

Sensory loss

Thank you for the photos. Temporary sensory loss or change is quite common following chin augmentation and usually resolves with time. Implant malposition also can occur requiring revision and I would bring your concerns to your surgeon.

Dr Corbin

Frederic H. Corbin, MD
Brea Plastic Surgeon
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