Timing does depend upon a mutual understanding of the procedure and expectations. If all is well, you can have the procedure done very quickly, in general.
The key is to know what you want and to understand it
This depends on how busy a surgeon is. We do many facial implants and generally it takes about 4-6 weeks for surgery. If the patient needs faster service, we make every attempt to do this.
Joe Niamtu,III DMD
Cosmetic Facial Surgery