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Regret Jaw Surgery for Underbite
- updated 3 months ago
- Not Worth It
- Cost: $2,000
- Toronto, ON
I had upper jaw surgery, where my upper jaw was...
- 29 Sep 2009
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...
- 21 Oct 2009
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- 29 Jul 2010
I was contemplating a nose job, but after looking...
- 29 Jul 2010
My Doctor: name not provided
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.