How to Treat Tight Scar in Mouth After Chin Implant Surgery?
- Asked by anon950 in San Francisco
- 3 years ago
4 years ago, I had a chin implant put in through my mouth that was too big and misplaced. They took it out and re-inserted a smaller implant two months later. After the second proceedure, the implant was still too big. 6 weeks later, the second implant was removed and my mouth re-stiched.
All proceedures were done through my mouth. 4 years later, I still have a scar in my mouth that is very tight and uncomfortable. Is there any way to help the scar? Would steriod injections help? I worry that they would change the shape of my chin.
A steroid injection may help your tight scar after Chin Implant Surgery.
If the scar between your lower lip and teeth is tight, a dilute triamcinolone injection may be helpful. This should not affect the appearance of your chin, and could soften your scar making you more comfortable.
I hope this is helpful for you.
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Scar revision for chin implant surgery
Steroids could provided some laxity to the scar. IF too much is injected, it could produce fat atrophy and loss of chin fullness. Another alternative is a scar reslease but this is not without risks.
Scar in mouth
There are many ways to deal with your scar. You need to consult a BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON and dicuss all the options available to you.
From cortisone injections to scar revsion
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