It is normal to feel some soreness and discomfort, which can easily be controlled by medication. Usually patients will feel some numbness in the chin area for up to 3 months, and may feel as stretching- like sensation in the chin area for a week. There may be swelling, but it will vanish in the span of 6 weeks or it may also depends on the type of procedure you had. For at least a day or two, your doctor might advise you to stick to liquids or be on a soft diet. The outside bandage will probably be removed within a week of chin implant surgery, you may be asked to wear braces when sleeping for around 4 to 6 weeks after the chin augmentation surgery. Light activities can be resumed on the same day of surgery; however it will take 7 to 10 days before you can return to your work and normal activities.