How can I get this fixed? (photo)
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Significant facial assymetry
- You have an inherited problem which needs careful evaluation and treatment by a plastic surgeon experienced in facial maldevelopment.
- Boston Childrens' and Peter Bent Brigham Hospitals have the world leaders for your condition.
- If you are not in Boston, see a local Board Certified Plastic Surgeon at a medical school and ask his opinion AND ask him to contact the Brigham/Childrens Plastic Surgeons for their thoughts also before anything is done.
This is complex issue
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I suspect that you have facial lipomatosis, an unusual congential deformity. Depending on your age I would suggest you make an appointment to see someone in the plastic surgery department at Brigham and Womens Hospital or Childrens Hospital Boston. Good Luck.
How can I get this fixed?
I recommend ONLY IN PERSON work up to the cause of your facial asymmetry.. Must rule out many genetic, environmental, developmental causes before thinking or even starting to correct the appearance.
The facial asymmetry is definitely there.. Assuming you dont have a mass in the right side of your face, you can consider a buccal fat extraction and possibly a cheek implant on the left. Difficult to say without examining you.
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