I am a 41 y.o. healthy female, 4 months post-op after a chin implant. It is a size 2 (5 - 6mm projection) Silastic implant without "wings." I want it removed because it is slightly tilted and still feels/looks tight when I smile big and when making expressions. I can't get used to the new shape; I don't feel like me anymore and it's causing me a lot of emotional stress. My only concern now is my fear of the chin drooping or other complications from the removal. Thoughts? Thank you!
Risk of Ptosis After Chin Implant Removal?
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Risk ofPtosis after Chin Implant Removal in 35 Year Old Female
There is very, very little risk of ptosis after chin Implant removal. I strongly encourage you to consider replacement with a chin-jowel implant (implant with wings) to improve contour and position.
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