How is changing of the facial bone structure though plastic surgery done? Can surgery change your jaw, and cheek bones? Also how much would it cost and how long would it take to heal? Thanks.
Cost and Healing for Plastic Surgery to Change Facial Structure?
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Facial structural changes
Changing the facial structure with osteotomies of the jaws and cheeks is major surgery. This can be very costly but it depends upon what needs to be done. Not all structural changes have to be done with such aggressive maneuvers.
Options for facial bone surgery
These are complex questions to answer and there are many options for the upper or lower jaws. These tend to be performed by maxillofacial or oral surgeons. Although there are options for cheek bone surgery, many surgeons prefer to use inplants in this area. Therea are many choices for cheek implants.
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