Nanaimo & Parksville BC

Facial Implants

Defined cheekbones and angles of the lower jaw help to create improved facial contours and balance. The role of facial implants is to improve deficient areas of the face. Implants come in a  variety of shapes and sizes allowing the procedure to be customized. These are usually placed in combination with corrective jaw surgery and occasionally as a separate procedure.

Potential Risks:

Nerve injuries and post-operative infections are uncommon. The procedure is completed under general anaesthesia.

Surgical Procedures:

Your medical history and examination will determine the appropriateness of this procedure. Preoperative and postoperative information will be reviewed.  Activity and diet will be modified for about 2 weeks and typically there is swelling and some bruising.  Sutures are resorbable.  Antibiotics will be provided.