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Slightly Asymmetric / Palpable Cheek Implants - How Difficult to Revise?

Had the surgery done only a few days ago, midface rim implant. RHS implant is almost imperceptable to touch & hard to know where bone ends/implant starts, which is great. Inner edge of LHS however is quite palpable near inner nose which suggests non swelling related asymetry. LHS seems to be higher than RHS, and I think I can see it through the skin. How difficult is it to revise? Implant is medpor and screwed in. With Local anes possible? Would swelling be same as orig surg?

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Asymmetric implants

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Don't revise yet, as you still have some swelling. This may mask the real appearance of your results.

Once the swelling has settled if you still have asymmetry then a revision should be fairly easy assuming the implants are made from silicon material.

Best of luck,

Dr Siegel

Houston, TX

Houston Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 52 reviews

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