Facial Plastic Surgery in Philadelphia - Dr. Tim Greco
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Facial Implants for Cheek & Chin Augmentation

Naturally Derived & Silicone Implants at Dr. Greco's Philadelphia Practice Can Balance & Rejuvenate the Face

The use of facial implants to augment the chin, cheeks, and/or other areas of the face can create a symmetrical, harmonious, and balanced appearance. If you are interested in procedures such as lip, cheek, or chin augmentation, Philadelphia facial plastic surgeon Dr. Timothy M. Greco can help you decide whether facial implants are appropriate to meet your cosmetic needs.

Dr. Greco is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who has performed a variety of cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures, each of which has been customized to suit each patient's unique facial profile.

Dr. Greco's practice is limited solely to excellence in aesthetic procedures of the face, and he serves patients travelling from Philadelphia and across the country. If you would like to meet with Dr. Greco to discuss cosmetic enhancements, call his practice at (610) 664-8830, or request a consultation online today.

What Are My Options for Chin Augmentation & Other Facial Implant Procedures?

Implants for the face can be created using a variety of both natural (typically patient-derived) or synthetic materials. Dr. Greco typically uses fat graft, SMAS, and/or silicone implants to augment the face or fill in lines, wrinkles, or folds (or for both functions simultaneously, depending on the unique concerns and goals of each patient).

Facial implants can be used to achieve a variety of goals, such as those listed below.

Facial implant procedures are often performed in conjunction with other surgeries to add the finishing touches to a patient's appearance. Such procedures include rhinoplasty, face lift, or liposuction at the neck.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect immediately after the surgery?

For most facial surgeries, at least two weeks of rest is required. For several weeks, you will experience minor swelling around the implant location. This is a very normal reaction after surgery, and is the body's way of promoting healing. You will also feel some tightness and numbness in the same area, which will improve along with the swelling.

How can I accelerate the recovery process?

Mild discomfort may accompany the post-surgical swelling and bruising, but this can easily be treated with oral medication. Our practice also offers additional services such as Vbeam Perfecta to surgical patients to aid in the recovery process.

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Is it possible for the implant to move after it is placed?

Immediately following surgery, the skin covering the implant is taped to prevent movement. However, you must not manipulate the implant with your hands and should avoid contact sports of any kind for at least 6 weeks.

What are the risks?

With facial augmentation, it is important to remember that facial asymmetries present before surgery may remain after surgery, although there will be significant improvement. In addition, anytime an implant of any kind (chin, breast, calf, etc.) is placed in the body, the body almost always accepts the implant. On rare occasions, there can be complications. During your consultation, Dr. Greco and his staff will discuss these potential risks as well as ways to minimize them as much as possible.

Request a consultation with Dr. Greco to discuss your options for cheek, lip, or chin augmentation. Contact his practice online or by phone at (610) 664-8830.

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