I had my chin injected with permanent liquid silicone, can Cortisone Kenalog injection help reshape? (photos)

Hi I had my chin injected with permanent liquid silicone about 3 years ago and don't like how it looks when I smile, my chin looks sharp....Can cortisone kenalog injection help reshape or perhaps melt down the silicone a little bit? I went to see a doctor in Beverly hill and he told me that he would inject cortisone to shave it down a little bit, but is it really gonna work?

Doctor Answers 2

Silicone complications: Santa Monica plastic surgeon

We have experience with silicone complications. I would suggest IIT Kenalog to reduce the inflammation around the silicone. It will not dissolve the silicone itself. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Chin/Cheek Augmentation -- Fillers such as Radiesse, Voluma, Perlane; Fat; Implants; Sculptra

I suggest a formal consultation you may need surgery to improve this. If there is inflammation 5fu/steroids may help.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 158 reviews

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