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

For what it's worth I think you look absolutely stunning. I know that doesn't matter much when you're not happy with your results but you really are beautiful. More importantly though, you have an amazing attitude and positivity about... READ COMMENT

Ferrovic I have no sensation in my palate because it was removed and replaced with a prosthetic. I still have numbness in the bottom of my nose, my entire lower lip and my chin. I also have nerve damage that causes increased sensation... READ COMMENT

I know you've had a rough time with your surgery as well. I know exactly what you mean about wanting your face back. I really hope things start to improve for you. You're getting your medpor implants soon right? Please keep me posted... READ COMMENT

Sorry, I meant to reply to your comment but posted a new one instead. I always do that lol. Anyway the last comment was directed to you :) READ COMMENT

Thank you, I can't begin to tell you how much your comments mean. I'm so grateful for all of the amazing people who have shown me support through all this. READ COMMENT