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Can I combine cosmetic chin augmentation with other facial surgery?

Yes, it's generally preferred to combine procedures. First, by combining surgery, insurance may cover a portion of the procedure, and you may save money on fees. Secondly, tissue modified from one area may be used for another surgical area, such as fat transfer and face lifting. Lastly, the recovery process following surgery would only be …

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When can I resume regular exercise after chin augmentation surgery?

Strenuous activities or exercise after plastic surgery will increase the risk of bleeding, swelling, and bruising, until an appropriate healing time has been allowed. This restriction during the recovery period varies based on the operation performed and patient's medical condition. Light activities, such as slow walking, may be performed soon after anesthesia. Heavy activity, such …

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What health conditions threaten a successful recovery after chin augmentation surgery?

Dr. Chaboki performs a complete history and physical on all patients prior to undergoing cosmetic treatments. Chin augmentation is usually safe for patients with chronic, stable medical conditions. However, chin augmentation may be delayed or cancelled as needed for patient safety. Dr. Chaboki will work with his cosmetic patients to help find a safe, appropriate …

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Will smoking affect my recovery after chin augmentation?

Smoking adversely affects your recovery. One may develop pneumonia, and treated areas don't heal as well or may become infected. The blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to the tissues shrink up and prevent the necessary healing of the area. Patients must stop smoking for a minimum of two weeks prior to surgery to …

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What is recovery like after chin augmentation?

Downtime after cosmetic procedures may be a few hours to several days, depending on the specific procedure and areas treated. Office procedures are performed under local anesthesia, if any anesthesia is required. Surgical procedures are performed with either IV (twilight) sedation or general anesthesia and require a longer recovery period. Anesthesia normally wears off within …

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Where is chin augmentation performed?

Dr. Chaboki practices facial plastic surgery at several DC area surgical facilities to accommodate his patients. Minor procedures with local anesthesia are performed in the DC office (nonsurgical facelift with injectable fillers). surgery with IV (twilight) sedation or general anesthesia is performed at accredited facilities with a board-certified anesthesiologist. Georgetown University Medical Center MedStar Surgery …

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Does insurance cover chin augmentation surgery?

Dr. Chaboki provides the finest in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery at affordable prices, and participates with most insurance plans. Plastic surgery covers a broad area of medicine, which includes both reconstructive procedures and cosmetic procedures. If your procedure is medically indicated, some portion of the cost may be covered. Our office accepts insurance …

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