You will experience some
discomfort and swelling in the affected area for several days. It's
normal to experience some temporary difficulty with smiling and talking.
Black and blue marks
may be visible around the chin and neck.
Swelling is sometimes significant
immediately following surgery, usually peaking 24 to 48 hours
afterward. Although most of the significant swelling will subside over a
period of several days,
prolonged mild swelling may prevent your final facial contour from
becoming apparent for
Please stay in Costa Rica 7
days after your surgery
I recommend the Las Cumbres
Inn where you will receive personal attention, required medication and
transportation to and from surgery. I visit my patients at Las Cumbres
frequently following surgery to check on your recovery.
.Facial implants can produce some remarkable
changes. Problems rarely occur, but you need to
be informed about such possibilities.
A facial implant can shift
slightly out of alignment and a second operation my be necessary to
replace it in its proper position. Infection can occur with any
operation. If infection were to occur around a facial implant and did
not clear up after treatment with antibiotics, the implant might have to
be temporarily removed and replaced at a later time.
Chin Implants are made
of a solid silicone. Currently, there is no scientific evidence that
this is a harmful substance.