I'm a healthy young male who had a chin implant with a necklift and rhinoplasty done. I had a "tethered lip" so that was addressed as well. I'm numb like most people are but I can tell I don't have nerve damage. Like most, my lips feel weird and aren't working like normal but I can still talk fine. My concern is my face just looks a little "off" with the skin stretched and the lips are larger than normal and slightly asymmetrical. Do the results and appearance "level" out and look normal?
1 Week Post-Op Chin Implant, Necklift, Rhinoplasty, and Lip Surgery, Should I Be Concerned of the Asymmetrical Look of My Face?
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Asymmetry 1 Week Post Chin Implant, Necklift, & Rhinoplasty
It is normal to have temporary asymmetry secondary to swelling 1 week after facial cosmetic surgery. Discuss your concerns with your surgeon.
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Generally, most people have swelling for the first few weeks before it subsides. Be patient but if anything still looks not quite right, please contact your surgeon.
Rhinoplasty, Chin Implant Post-Op Concerns
No, one week is not nearly enough time to see the final results! Check in with your surgeon for any lingering concerns but give it some time.