Chin implant pain 1.5 months post op.
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Chin implant pain
at over a month over surgery with placement of an implant, if one side is drastically different from the other, I would return to your surgeon for evaluation. Some minor soreness initially after surgery and asymmetric is normal, but it should be getting better, not worse or stable.
Chin implants and pain
There is a risk of infection following the placement of facial implants for about 6-8 weeks. I have seen patients experience pain and asymmetric swelling when the chin implant is not secured with either a bone screw or suture. It is posible that the implant has moved. A cone beam CT wouls show if the implant is still in the correct position. I would make another appointment with the surgeon who performed your surgery.
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