Custom jaw implant removal, jaw still crooked. Will this ever go away or do i need to shave this off in future?

Dear Doctors, I had a custom jaw/chin alround implant of sillicone. I have it removed since 6/7 weeks now(crooked implant). I dont have any swelling. The jaw is smaller but still looks like the vorm the implant was, one side is bigger as the other side, i feel that on one side i have bone bone then on the other side. Thank you for your help. greetings, Kevin

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Custom jaw implant removal, jaw still crooked. Will this ever go away or do i need to shave this off in future?

I would give the post-procedure a while to heal, however, if you can not wait, you can try a filler to balance the jawline.  I use Radiesse to the jawline all the time, and it gives a great masculine jawline. 


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Chin Implant

Jaw/chin asymmetry after implants removal is not uncommon due to the fact that the implant can cause some bone resorption. The bone remodeling should be complete by 6 months, if you still see asymmetry then bone contouring or another custom implant may need to be done.

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