Facial Implants


Facial Implants Facial implants enhance facial features to create better facial proportions or more attractive definition. Facial implants may be specialized for the cheeks, chin, jaw, or lips.

Typical Minimum Cost of Facial Implants (based on national averages):
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Typical Maximum Cost of Facial Implants (based on national averages):
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National Average Cost of Facial Implants:
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Time Required for Facial Implants:
It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete a facial implant surgery. Time requirements can vary depending on facial area being augmented and the extent of work necessary.
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Is Facial Implants an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
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What are the Side Effects of Facial Implants?
Facial implants side effects can include temporary numbness, restricted jaw movement, bruising, or swelling. Potential side effects vary depending on the area in which the implant is being inserted.
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How Long do Facial Implants results last?
Facial implant results are generally considered permanent, but can depend on the material used.
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What is the recovery time for Facial Implants?
Depending on the area of treatment, patients may experience a numb feeling or troubled jaw movement, or they may notice bruising or swelling. This usually fades within the first week of facial implant recovery

Sutures are usually removed 3-5 days after surgery

Most patients are able to return to work about one week into facial implant recovery (about 1 week after having the surgery done)
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Will my insurance company cover Facial Implants?
Because of the traditionally cosmetic nature of facial implants, insurance usually does not apply. In very rare cases of facial deformity caused by birth defects or facial trauma, facial implants may be considered a necessity, thus justifying insurance involvement.
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Is there much discomfort for Facial Implants?
After insertion of facial implants, pain and discomfort may be mildly evident, usually persisting for no longer than a week. This facial implant discomfort can be easily controlled with oral pain medication.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Facial Implants?
For facial implants, anesthesia of choice is usually general, though local anesthesia with sedation may be used as well.
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What else can I combine Facial Implants with?
For enhanced results, facial implants can be combined with:
Cheek Lift
Forehead Lift
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What else is Facial Implants referred to as?
Chin implants. Cheek implants. Jaw implants. Lip implants.
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