What Are Good Questions to Ask a Surgeon Before Getting Chin Implants? (photo)

When i bite the chin seems straight but when relax its not straight?

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Questions to ask your surgeon before getting a chin implant

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 What is the material being used, silicone versus other materials?
 What type of anesthesia is being performed for placement?
  What are the complication rates for infection, numbness, and displacement of the implant?
 How much Is it going to cost?
How many of these they have put in over the years?
Does the office offer computer imaging,  to get an idea of the anticipated result?

Consultation Questions

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When considering a procedure, it is essential to be evaluated and to discuss the risks, benefits and alternatives of that procedure.  You should also discuss the goals that are anticipated.

Craig Mezrow, MS, MD, FACS
Philadelphia Plastic Surgeon

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.