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When will the tightness and numbness go away after my Genioplasty?

Hello, I got Genioplasty on the 27december 2013 and today is 6 January 2014, as most of the swelling is gone, there still remains a lot of swelling in chin area. At the moment my chin feels very tight and numb, when i smile, you can see its not a normal smile, kind of a Botox look to it. When will this tightness and numbness go away? It is scaring me, my consultant never told me about this.

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Yes!

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Be patient as it will take several months (3-6) for the swelling and sensory changes to go away.


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