Chin implant removal - 3rd surgery safe? Such short time/opening the same wound/future side effects on face? (photo)
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Chin implant problems
You can have the chin implant removed through the same incision and any fluid collection if present removed at that time. You will need a compression bandage or garment to aid in healing and prevent fluid recollection. You may consider an advancement genioplasty in the future which works well in asymmetric chins and can allow correction of the asymmetry with the chin advancement. The only foreign body with a genioplasty is a small bone plate. That procedure is done through an oral incision. Good luck. Donald R. Nunn MD, DDS Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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