Location: California, MD
Member since 10/19/2011


  • 16 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 6 questions

Reviews & Stories

Difficult Recovery That Ended in Success - Sacramento, CA

I had my chin implant done 8 months ago. In the first few weeks post-op I was completed freaked out because the left side of my lower lip was totally paralyzed - I couldn't move that part of my lip at all, which not only made my smile look awful, it also impeded my ability to talk well. I feared I had ruined my face and that my smile would never return. However, at 3 1/2 weeks I all of a... READ MORE

Questions from FullOfJoy

Paralysis of Lower Lip After Chin Implant, Is this Temporary?

My chin implant was done 2 weeks ago. I know that's recent but I'm worried because the swelling seems to be mostly gone, yet the left side of my lower lip cannot move... READ MORE

Bottom Lip Too High 3 Weeks Post-Op Chin Implant, Is It Swelling? (photo)

I am 3 weeks post-op chin implant. I still have the inability to move my left lower lip down but I know from other answers it takes time for the nerve to heal, however, I have... READ MORE

Retin A Before and After Fractional Laser Resurfacing - Will I Have Problems Since I Was Using It Because No One Told Me Not To?

I had my 1st trtmt done 7 weeks ago using the Pixel Perfect and my 2nd trtmt 2 weeks ago. I've been using Retin-A 3 nights a week for 2 years - I stopped once each trtmt was... READ MORE

Risks of Under Eye Microphlebectomy? Any Long Term Issues?

I have two large blue veins under my right eye that are flat but unsightly. I had a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon who advised against any sclerosing agents or... READ MORE

Dermal Fillers On Top of Chin Implant?

I have a small chin implant that I like, but now wish I had even more projection on the profile than I first wanted when selecting an implant. I do NOT want to have another... READ MORE

Sculptra Over Chin Implant?

I had a small chin implant placed 4 years ago and wile it is definitely an improvement (chin looks great from the front and quarter angles), I still would like more projection... READ MORE

Recent comments from FullOfJoy

Don't worry about what your friend said. You're going to look and FEEL great! I agree with somegirl89, just don't tell anyone about it until you're all healed, and then, only if you want to. You'll get through the swelling and will... READ COMMENT

Good, glad you consulted with your dentist and also someone who's had personal experience, and that you're feeling better. :) READ COMMENT

Hi there! You might want to wait a few months (yes, months!) before deciding if you want it removed or not. The way it is right now is not how it will be once you get through most of your recovery and you may change your mind. If... READ COMMENT

Oh good, I'm so glad to hear it! In another month it will probably be pretty near perfect. :) READ COMMENT

You're very welcome! And you're welcome to keep me posted on your recovery, too. :) Best of luck to you! READ COMMENT