Member since 3/13/2014


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Reviews by Chelie

Jaw Surgery With Lawrence Levin 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

Yes, I had them a lot for the first six months and now at two years out I still get them occasionally. I have pretty severe nerve damage in my bottom jaw so I have a mix of numbness and hypersensitivity from my lower lip down. I started... READ COMMENT

I saw Dr. Brian Smith and Dr. Manolakakis, both are excellent. Seventeen is young to be having this kind of surgery. There's a high risk for relapse and you could end up needing a revision surgery. Can you wait until you're a little older? READ COMMENT

Yes I am entitled to my opinion. It's why I started this review. Wouldn't it have just been easier if you acknowledged that from the beginning and kept your negativity to yourself? READ COMMENT

I'm not really interested in your opinion about what I should or shouldn't write in my own review. Your comments haven't hurt me, I just find them to be both rude and ignorant and I'm glad RS removed them. I work in the medical field so... READ COMMENT