Facial implants are solid, pre-shaped, 3D objects used to improve the size and appearance of different areas in the face including the chin, jaw, nose, cheeks .
They come in different size and shapes to provide the best harmoney for the face
Approximately 1-2 hours .
General anesthesia or intravenous sedation and local anesthesia are commonly used.
This is an outpatient procedure.
Possible Side Effects
Temporary discomfort and swelling, mild bruising.
The implant may need to be removed and/or replaced to treat problems including: implant rupture, infection and implant misplacement or infection.
The patient can return to work and normal activities within in few days.. Bruising and swelling may take several weeks
The outcome varies from patient to patient, but results are essentially permanent. The overall effect is an enhancement of the deficient contours of the face with an improved appearance.