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Can I Expect my Nose Shape to Change As It Heals After Rhinoplasty?

Hi, I am 4 weeks post op from having rhinoplasty and orthognathic surgery (jaw surgery). The jaw surgery was for medical reasons, and surgeon told me... READ MORE

Had Lower Jaw Surgery to Correct my Bite, but Not Did Move my Chin? (photo)

Hello I had lower jaw surgery to correct my overbite in 2000 but I am wondering why they didn't move a piece of my chin forward as well? It does... READ MORE

Had a Surgically Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion, Changed Nose, Widened One Side, Smile Also Asymmetrical? (photo)

Hello, I was wondering if I could be guided correctly so that I might make a decision on how to go about the above issue. I had a SARPE a few years... READ MORE

Just Had Orthognathic Surgery, Swelling in Lower Lip is Still Very Bad, When Will That Subside?

3 weeks post op I have no feeling in half my face, and even the top of my face feels a little numb, my lower lip is still huge and swelling... READ MORE

Medpor Mandibular Angle Implants - Infection. Should I Get Them Removed?

Summary: Medpor Mandibular Angle Implants intra-orally - both sides. Trouble only on one side. ==== Antibiotics 2 days before through 5 days post op... READ MORE

My neck basically runs into my chin and I have very little jawline? (photo)

I have very little fat or sagging skin on my neck and I just had my lower jaw brought forward with orthognathic surgery (because I had an overbite).... READ MORE

On 600 Calories or Less a Day Why is my Weight Staying the Same?

I had orthognathic surgery 3 weeks ago and have not been able to get down more than about 600 calories per day for the last 4 or 5 days.(1ensure, some... READ MORE

Genioplasty & Mentalis Muscle Resuspension. Bimax w/sliding genioplasty to correct type 2 overbite 10 years ago (photos)

Genioplasty & Mentalis Muscle Resuspension. I had a bimax with sliding genioplasty to correct a type 2 overbite 10 years ago.My lip incompetence has... READ MORE

Double Chin After Lower Jaw Surgery? (photo)

I had lower jaw reduction surgery to correct my bite, an year ago. I still have one sided double chin plus a very prominent fat accumilation exactly... READ MORE

Could Orthognathic Swelling Be the Reason my Rhinoplasty is Looking This Way? (photo)

I had upper jaw surg. and rhino/septoplasty together 25 days ago. I posted a question earlier, but didn't mention the lefort 1 surgery. I had cranial... READ MORE

Can I Get Complications 5 Months After a Le Forte 1 Osteotemy?

In May 2012, I had surgery to correct my under bite (Le Forte 1 Osteotemy). I took all extra precautions and made sure I didn't eat anything that... READ MORE

Jaw Bite Moving to One Side Post Op Jaw Surgery for Overjet?

I had my splint taken out just 5 days after the surgery and told to wear 5 rubber bands in some awkward position. I have tried my best to follow but... READ MORE

Jaw Surgery Gone Wrong? (photo)

Dear Doctors, My jaw surgery was done exclusively for cosmetic reasons, I had normal bite and symmetry, but little bit backward jaw. I came to doctor... READ MORE

Unhappy After Genioplasty, Jaw Surgery, How Can I Fix the Asymmetry? (photo)

I had jaw surgery, bimax le fort 1 and genioplasty 4 yeas ago,later nose job and cheek implants,still i am not happy. i like to have rounder, younger,... READ MORE

How Long Until Elastics Fix my Overjet/open Bite? (photo)

I had upper jaw surgery to correct my open bite/overjet 8 weeks ago. I went to the orthodontist last week and she gave me really strong elastics to... READ MORE

Why do I have an uneven jaw line after double jaw surgery? What is wrong with my mandible? (Photo)

I had double jaw surgery on August 25, 2014. The swelling in my face has gone down. Now the right side of my face sticks out and when i touch it I... READ MORE

Purple Stitches in my Gums After Jaw+Chin Surgery That Were Not Removed. Normal or Will They Dissolve? (photo)

I had Jaw and Chin surgery in Korea. The procedure was done inside my mouth. I had purple stitches in several areas of my gums (sides where my cheeks... READ MORE

Orthographic Jaw Surgery and Swelling?

Hi there, I had orthographic surgery 18 months ago. It moved my top jaw forward and bottom jaw behind. After this my nose has somewhat had a wider... READ MORE

Can it become impossible to remove plates and screws after jaw surgery?

I had double jaw surgery about 8 months ago. I have heard that it can be difficult to remove the plates and screws if you wait to long after surgery.... READ MORE

Long Philtrum/Nose Change Post Jaw Surgery? What Can Be Done to Correct? (photo)

Hi, I recently had jaw surgery (upper mostly) + genoplasty (3 months ago), and have had changes that have me quite upset/depressed. My philtrum area... READ MORE

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