Sliding Genioplasty and Submental Liposuction - Australia, AU

The ONLY reason I am reviewing my operation is...

The ONLY reason I am reviewing my operation is because I was horrified by the horror stories on here regarding Genioplasty. I want to put positive feed back regarding my west Australian surgeon.

I'm a 21 year old girl who was born with Peirre Robin Syndrome, always had a small jaw and 11 days ago I had a sliding Genioplasty- chin was extended forward 4mm, and I had liposuction on my neck/jaw.

I was so anxious for a week before the surgery and every night I would end up on this website researching and researching and making me self sick reading the horror story's!

The morning of the operation I was so nervous, I thought I was going to run out the operating theatre. But my surgeon come and saw me in pre op and asked if I had any questions, which of course I did. After speaking to him I was at ease. I was looking forward to getting it done!!

The first thing I remember after waking up was having an oxygen mask on and I was getting fed pain killers. And not long after I was getting wheeled back to my family!! I am going to be honest, the pain is the worse pain I have experienced. It's so uncomfortable because I was wearing a compression garment around my head, which I had to wear for a week of so, although I ended up loving my garment because it made me feel better with the swelling and it made my face feel nice and secure.

The next day I was out if the hospital at 10.30, I was confronted by the most horrible man was in the reception pointing at me and making comments to his wife and kept staring and pointing as I had my compression garment on and I was starting to swell!! I would expect that behavior from people in a shopping mall.. Not a Hospital so I was quite up set over that.

3 days later I was back in the surgeons office for him to take a look! I must say his nurse is such a beautiful woman and really easy to get along with!! Although I was so swollen I could hardly talk/move, she made lite of the situation.

Day 9 I have the stitches from my lipo put on my neck removed, and I feel FANTASTIC!! I honestly could go to work today!! But I can't because in my line of work I can't work with the pain killers in my system.

I will post a pic of before and after so day 11!

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Thank you SO much for sharing your experience here on RealSelf. I'm truly glad you're feeling good now and are happy with your results. I can't believe the man in the waiting room was that insensitive! Sorry you had to go through that! Curious what Pierre Robin syndrome is...
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6 weeks post op

I have 100% feeling back in my face :)

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Wow, what a great difference! I too, would be thrilled with those results! It's amazing what 4 mm can do for projection. I'm going in for a sliding genioplasty in a couple of weeks. I'm confident in my surgeon and am hopeful I get results like yours! Thanks for sharing!
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Goodluck for your surgery! X
Perth Plastic Surgeon

My surgeon, he is an absolute amazing man. He did my rhinoplasty 4 years ago! And he has done yet another amazing job on my jaw! I give him a lot of respect and I hope this review brings him a lot of business he deserves!! I am so happy with the results I will recommend him to anyone!! I just want to tell the world!! So happy!!

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