Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

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timu1996
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Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#1 Postby timu1996 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:11 pm

Hi all! So I had double jaw surgery almost 6 months ago, and I'm not entirely satisfied with how my profile looks. My surgeon had initially told me that I could have either just a lower jaw surgery or a double jaw surgery, as my upper jaw was a little tilted. After speaking with another surgeon who encouraged me to go for the double jaw surgery, since according to him my upper face could use more "definition," I decided to go for the double jaw surgery. When telling my surgeon about what the other surgeon had told me, my surgeon got the impression that what I was trying to tell him was that I wanted bigger cheeks, and he told me he'd take that into consideration. To be honest, I'm not really sure what I wanted my final result to look like when I was going into the surgery, but what I ended up with just doesn't really seem exactly right to me. :(

What do you all think? Am I being too hard on myself? Or are my concerns valid? I swear this whole experience has given me some mild body dysmorphia. :'( The first three pictures are from before my surgery. The fourth and eighth pictures bother me the most, as I feel like my lower jaw looks too strong in them.

https://imgur.com/gallery/cr8CxHyb

timu1996
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#2 Postby timu1996 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:29 pm

Whoops pasted the link incorrectly.

https://imgur.com/gallery/cr8Cx

Vega
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#3 Postby Vega » Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:21 pm

I actually think that you have a great result!

bracesat41
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#4 Postby bracesat41 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:55 pm

I agree.. great results! Doesn't look to 'strong'.

Expandedmaxilla
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#5 Postby Expandedmaxilla » Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:55 am

The surgeon did a really good job!
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timu1996
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#6 Postby timu1996 » Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:02 pm

Thanks for the replies everyone! I guess I am just being too hard on myself. ^_^;

FlyByNight
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#7 Postby FlyByNight » Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:18 pm

I see nothing wrong with the result. Looks like a very normal profile. It could be you just aren't used to it.

bighoss
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#8 Postby bighoss » Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:40 pm

Your profile looks very natural and your proportions are good. I believe reducing the lower jaw would have given you a weak/recessed jaw. No part of your profile strikes me as out of balance. You look great... now smile and show off the perfect bite!!!

djsmama
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#9 Postby djsmama » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:52 am

You look FABULOUS. It takes some time to get used to a new face, but rest assured you are gorgeous.

Marriedonmaui
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#10 Postby Marriedonmaui » Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:16 pm

You look amazing! Very nice results and definitely proportionate.

timu1996
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#11 Postby timu1996 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:17 pm

Thank you all for the responses! I guess it will just take some getting used to. ^_^;

Peanuty
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#12 Postby Peanuty » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:23 am

I agree with everyone. Your results look amazing.
Especially like the last three pictures.
Happy for you

Nellyfizzle2
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#13 Postby Nellyfizzle2 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:18 am

Wow look how good you look! Well done to your surgeon. I wish more people could get such great results! Hopefully I will too :BigGrin:

Ayleiah
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#14 Postby Ayleiah » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:40 pm

No way, you look great. If the upper jaw is too recessed a person gets lip wrinkles and deep manaquin lines... your surgeon did a great job!

Illogical
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Re: Upper Jaw Moved Too Far Forward?

#15 Postby Illogical » Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:37 pm

It looks perfectly normal - which is the best result possible in my book.


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