Prominent Cheekbone, Thin Face - South Korea, KR

I had prominent cheekbone, and always feel not...

I had prominent cheekbone, and always feel not good about it, so I went to Korea to get the cheekbone reduction surgery. I am one month post surgery, I am deeply regret it. The recovery is much more painful than what the doctor described, I faced mental depression and physical pain,I dont know how long will the swelling go away, but I have been depressed since day 1 of the surgery.If give me a second chance, I would not do anything to my face again even if I look so ugly.

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I am hoping you are feeling better about the experience now. I wonder if the doctor gave you enough information about what to expect post-op? It is so sad you feel so badly. I hope you seek help from another PS, and certainly get help for the resultant depression. Nowadays we do not have to feel this badly...sometimes only a few months on a medication is sufficient to return the brain levels of serotonin to normal. Please don't stop trying to regain your comfort both in your appearance and in your life. best wishes.
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Hi thanks for the message, sorry to reply so late, I have not checked my email very often. Thanks for asking, I have been through a lot after the operation, went to see some doctors back in the UK, gave me some good advices, I have been doing exercise, keeping health diet, and sleep better, most of my swollen has gone after 9 months, the pain and lost of sensation has almost went away, will have a plate removal op in 1 or 2 month in the UK(it has far better medical system and doctors here). Thank you very much for asking, I feel much better and healthier now.
Hi there, welcome and thanks for sharing your experience with us.

I'm sorry you're having a rough time at the moment. How are you doing now? Has the swelling gone down any?
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Dr Park

I have a mixed feeling about the doctor, he is patient but I dont think he fully understand me. and I seriously dont like the nurses and staffs there.

1 out of 5 stars Overall rating
1 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
2 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
2 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
2 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
1 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
1 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
1 out of 5 stars Payment process
2 out of 5 stars Wait times
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