Chin Implant Q&A
Silastic + Chin Implant
Hi, I would like to know if silastic implants are better than porex (Medpor) implants. What about bone erosion ? Will I have to change my implant in... READ MORE
My implant is silastic and the largest available#4. It increased the chin projection by 9mm. A cuff of periosteum was left between bone and implant... READ MORE
I Think my Silastic Chin Implant Shifted Slightly when I Bumped It at About 4 Weeks Post-op, but Dr Maintains It Didn't Move?
I am 6 weeks post-op now, and at 4 weeks post-op I bumped the right side of my chin against my girlfriend's shoulder... hard and direct enough to... READ MORE
I recently underwent a CT scan due to some pain and numbness associated with a silastic chin implant. An explanation of these findings would be... READ MORE
As a young patient I am concerned by the long term consequences that might surface with a chin implant 40-60 years in the future. Among the issues I... READ MORE
What i understood is, if medpor implant is opted, the incision will be through the mouth and if silastic is the choice, incision will be under the... READ MORE
I'm 25 y/o male. I had Chin implant w/ wrong material used; porex instead of silastic. Any suggestions?
I have a big problem & I'm unsure how to address it w/my dr. He gave me a 8-9mm porex chin implant. In the consult, the Dr. said I'd get a porex... READ MORE
Chin Implant looks/feels strange. Could it be placed too high or have moved up from its original position?
Hello, I am concerned about my silastic chin implant. The implant was placed intra-orally and seems to be placed too high or it moved up from its'... READ MORE
Referring to silastic implants, I read that placing it under the periosteum will help secure the implant in place without a screw. However, when... READ MORE
Are there options as far as shape goes or do they come in only a few standard sizes and shapes? (Photos)
As a woman, I'm concerned with having something that actually fits my unique face and features, rather than a one-size-fits all type of deal. Are... READ MORE
Trying to determine if an implant will give me the desired results. Genioplasty is not an option for me financially or the time needed off work/nature... READ MORE
Do silastic chin implants always need revising? I have read it's standard procedure to make adjustments.
Can it not be done correctly the first time and in such a way that will last a lift time? READ MORE
Hi. Would be grateful if you could respond my simple question, for which I can´t find answer anywhere else. I have a porex chin implant (2 years ago) ... READ MORE
How best to remove a 12mm silastic chin implant & large screw 2 years post op without replacement? (photo)
I had an 8mm chin implant for 1.5 years, revised to a 12mm implant for the last 5 months. My smile is totally messed up from the first implant and I... READ MORE
I would like to "try on" a silastic chin implant and would like to know if any Hyaluronic acid fillers, such as juvederm voluma, can be effective for... READ MORE