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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)

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


Miami Plastic Surgeon
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Sensory loss

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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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