2 weeks ago i hand chin implant 9mm with wings , i had a receeding chin from the lateral side view bt i loved my face from the front , now i feel like my face is way too long and specially the lower part of my face , my smile too is restricted and my lower lip covers my lower teeth this bothers me i used to love my smile :( , should i wait for 3 months or i have too replace it with a smaller one , i had nose job 6 months before the chin btw
My Chin Implat is Large Size with Wings, Is It Too Big? (photo)
Doctor Answers (5)
You appear to have a nice result after Chin Implant Surgery.
I read your concerns and reviewed your photos:
Aesthetically, I like your result. Your profile and front view have attractive improvement, in my opinion. You may not want to rush into a smaller size just yet.
I cannot comment on the functional issues with your smile, but these may improve with time.
All the best from NJ.
Too soon to tell
I would not jump to conclusions just yet nancy. It is too soon after surgery to tell so I would be patient. It looks right now as if you have had a very nice result considering the chin recession and noticeable asymmetry you had pre-op. Speak to your plastic surgeon and be patient.
Post chin implant is it to big?
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It is impossible to answer your questions 2 weeks after surgery. Normal temporary post-op swelling can cause everything that disturbs you.
Too big implant?
It's too soon to say if your implant is too large. There is swelling in the area still that should continue to subside over the next several weeks. I don't necessarily get the impression that your face is too long now on frontal view. It may be that you're not used to the different appearance.
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