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Alexander Rivkin, MD
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los angeles, CA 90024
United States
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san luis obispo, CA
Are there severe risks in removing a chin implant?
I had liposuction on my neck and a chin implant around 7 weeks ago. Since then I have lost feeling in the right side of my chin area, and I am unable to move the right side of my mouth. The doctor has since given me multiple shots of botox on the left side, so that it appears to be even until the nerve has time to heal. Also, there is severe scar tissue underneath my chin area. The doctor said he has never seen this happen before. I have lines and bumps surrounding the implant and I can feel the implant in my face. It both looks and feels uneven. Is removing the implant something I should consider? Are there severe risks involved?


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los angeles, CA
United States
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  March 9, 2009 10:11 AM

you should get another opinion.
you should find a very experienced physician in your area who can take a look at you, just to be sure that you are doing everything you should be.



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