Regret Jaw Surgery for Underbite

I had upper jaw surgery, where my upper jaw was...

I had upper jaw surgery, where my upper jaw was moved forwards about 6mm. It has completely changed my face. Especially my nose. I did this surgery to correct a slight under bite.

Pro - no more underbite

Con - I am now self conscious about the way I look and fear going out in public.

 

Updated October 17, 2009

5 weeks ago I had upper jaw surgery to fix an underbite. The surgeon decided to move the upper jaw because he said I had flat cheeks, an under developed upper jaw.

He also said my nose would not change much. Well it did!!!

Now, I desperately want to fix it.

Should I have my upper jaw moved back to its original position and move the lower jaw back instead (a major surgery)?
Or should I have a nose job fix my upturned and flattened nose?

Can anyone tell me exactly what happened to my nose?


Is it possible to have the surgery undone? Will...

Is it possible to have the surgery undone? Will the surgeon consider doing this? Or would it be better to get a nose job?

It takes a couple of months for the swelling to...

It takes a couple of months for the swelling to completely go down. Still not completely satisfied though.

I was contemplating a nose job, but after looking...

I was contemplating a nose job, but after looking around and talking to some surgeons, it seemed like that operation is even riskier with a low percentage of patients who are satisfied. In the future, I might get both upper and lower jaws moved back, but for now, I'm seeing how long I can live with it.

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I initially went in with the expectation that my lower jaw would be moved. Then about 15 days before the operation I was told that I should probably move the upper jaw as it would add to my flat cheeks. I was also told that my nose might change slightly. I wasn't informed that my face would completely change.

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