Member since 3/13/2014


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Reviews by Chelie

Jaw Surgery Was the Biggest Mistake of My Life - Philadelphia, PA

I had double jaw surgery and genioplasty just over 4 weeks ago and the results have been absolutely devastating. I had a SARPE (palatal expansion) two years ago that went fine so my surgeon assured my the risks with this surgery would also be low. My surgery ended up taking 12 hours, I needed... READ MORE

Questions from Chelie

Will gum tissue grow back after reconstructive jaw surgery? (photo)

I had reconstructive jaw surgery a month ago. I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome so the surgeon had a difficult time restoring blood flow and the gums turned purple. A lot of the... READ MORE

Is an exposed Alloderm graft recommended for palatal repair? (Photo)

I recently had upper and lower jaw surgery and my palate accidentally tore during the surgery. It was grafted partially with my own tissue and partially with Alloderm. The... READ MORE

Can an alar cinch be removed?

I had double jaw surgery 5 weeks ago and now that the swelling has come down I realized I can't pucker my lips. When I try I feel really strong pulling on both sides. My... READ MORE

Recent comments from Chelie

Thank you! I hope your wife's situation improves, did she have jaw surgery as well? READ COMMENT

Thank you so much for following. I'm sorry to hear that you had a difficult time post op, I hope things have gotten better for you. If you have a blog please send me a link, I'd love to read it! READ COMMENT

That was so sweet, thank you so much. It made me tear up a little. READ COMMENT

Definitely glad it's over! Losing two more teeth was really difficult, especially since I had no idea they were going to take them until I woke up in recovery and felt them missing. I'm trying to remind myself that it's only temporary... READ COMMENT

All of my surgeries have been done under general anesthesia. READ COMMENT