Surgery to Reduce Size of Cheekbones and Make Face Longer?

I'm a 16 year old male and my cheekbones stick outa lot and my face is quite short. How can I improve this?

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Reduce Cheekbones and Create Longer Face

        Pictures would be helpful, but osteotomies of the zygoma and bony removal of a portion of the cheek bone could reduce the width of the cheekbones.  In the simplest case, the longer face could be accomplished with creating a fracture of the maxilla and advancing the maxilla downward and then securing the new position with plates and screws. 

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