This is my second round at the lip implants. I had...
This is my second round at the lip implants. I had them placed in December. They were noticeably off center from the start. My upper protruded off to the side on the right creating a lump on my upper lip. I was told to massage , it was swelling and it would go away. You could only feel the implant on the left 2/3rds of my lower lip also. I was scheduled for a redo , took a week off work and then my augury was cancelled do to the doctors schedule conflict. I then found a new doctor. The procedure the second time around was much easier. I only needed pain pills 1 day. I didn't even need Tylenol on day 2. I would advise a full week off work, because of swelling. I have been sleeping with an airline pillow around my neck for a week now to avoid putting any pressure on my lips by sleeping on my face. Was this my fault they slipped off to the left? Tiny stitches on the corners of my mouth come out today. My doctor and staff were extremely professional. I would definitely go back to them for other work if needed.
Healing. Mouth feels very tight.
This is day 10 of my redo for migration/ misplaced implants. I am back at work. I talk a lot at my job and I am very aware my mouth doesn't feel normal yet. I can talk ok. No one at work has commented at all so I guess I'm the only one that feels differently. The shape when my mouth is at rest is just perfect. They are definitely in the right spot. It is hard to make a big smile because everything feels tight. Lines appear between my nose and upper lip due to the tightness looking kind of freaky so I'm just not smiling big at people. I try to open my mouth widely to stretch the scar tissue. It hurts yikes. Looking forward to all this being behind me. What a journey.
Again , back at work. Trying to stretch out my mouth when I think about it. They are right in the center where they are supposed to be. Very happy about that. Looking forward to complete healing, getting the feeling back in my lips and the tightness going away.