What to expect after chin reduction?
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Initial healing from chin reduction
It is very common during the initial phases of chin surgery recovery to experience asymmetry or weakness in the nearby muscles and/or numbness. This is often due to associated swelling. It may also reflect an injury to nerves but these are almost always temporary. Keep a positive attitude and follow up regularly with your surgeon to ensure all is well. Good luck!
Thank you for your question. If you are only 2 days post op, what you describe is normal. You will regain proper feeling and function slowly over the next few weeks. With chin augmentation and reduction you can experience a crooked smile/numbness/funny speech etc. for up to 12 weeks post op. Good luck with your recovery.
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