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by Marisama
Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Nasal blockages and jaw deformities
Replies: 16
Views: 3818

Re: Nasal blockages and jaw deformities

I just had surgery for the same reasons that you say you need surgery. Asymmetry and difficulty breathing out of my right nostril. My asymmetry has been corrected and it is now effortless to breath out of both nostrils.
by Marisama
Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Jaw surgery in CANADA? PLEASE HELP!
Replies: 8
Views: 2509

Re: Jaw surgery in CANADA? PLEASE HELP!

Yes, my case was quite complex. I'm very glad I went to a top surgeon. I traveled to California from out of state to have surgery. It's my understanding that asymmetry is much more difficult to correct than just moving the jaws forward or backwards only. My asymmetry stemmed from condylar hypoplasia...
by Marisama
Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Jaw surgery in CANADA? PLEASE HELP!
Replies: 8
Views: 2509

Re: Jaw surgery in CANADA? PLEASE HELP!

I recently had surgery to correct asymmetry. My eyes appeared different like you described. This has mostly been corrected with HA cheek grafting. I'm very pleased with the results so far. I traveled out of state to have surgery.
by Marisama
Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Getting jaw surgery in the UK - advice needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4329

Re: Getting jaw surgery in the UK - advice needed

I should be censored for speaking my opinion about policy? No thanks.
by Marisama
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Getting jaw surgery in the UK - advice needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4329

Re: Getting jaw surgery in the UK - advice needed

Thanks for wishing me luck. I am very much against government healthcare. I feel bad for people that are not free to choose a doctor. If I would have gone to the first surgeon I consulted with, I'm sure I'd have miserable results, as he only indicated lower jaw surgery even though I have asymmetry i...
by Marisama
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Getting jaw surgery in the UK - advice needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4329

Re: Getting jaw surgery in the UK - advice needed

I have very similar issues. I'm having surgery later on this month so I'll be able to give you an idea of what to expect regarding asymmetry and TMJ issues.
by Marisama
Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: November 2012 Buddies
Replies: 3
Views: 820

Re: November 2012 Buddies

Nobody?
by Marisama
Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Thoughts please, suitable for NHS surgery?
Replies: 11
Views: 1958

Re: Thoughts please, suitable for NHS surgery?

One reason why I oppose government healthcare. You seem like you would meet the requirements for surgery.
by Marisama
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Right jaw longer than left...
Replies: 5
Views: 1874

Re: Right jaw longer than left...

I have the same thing. Surgery is scheduled later on this month. I've started a blog below to document the process.
by Marisama
Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:53 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: November 2012 Buddies
Replies: 3
Views: 820

Re: November 2012 Buddies

Bumping this thread.
by Marisama
Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Normal to have residual swelling a little over two months?
Replies: 4
Views: 2077

Re: Normal to have residual swelling a little over two month

I don't have an answer to your question, but I did look at your blog and it is very informative although it's missing some post-op pictures. Care to share?
by Marisama
Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: double jaw surgery on 31st october :) anyone else?
Replies: 4
Views: 924

Re: double jaw surgery on 31st october :) anyone else?

I read that wrong. I thought you were taking two weeks off. Two weeks for your caretaker should be plenty.
by Marisama
Sun Oct 14, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: double jaw surgery on 31st october :) anyone else?
Replies: 4
Views: 924

Re: double jaw surgery on 31st october :) anyone else?

Two weeks doesn't seem like enough time.
by Marisama
Fri Oct 12, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Would love to hear TMJ success stories!
Replies: 10
Views: 3949

Re: Would love to hear TMJ success stories!

No IVRO. I'm having upper 3 piece to correct the cant and transverse discrepancies and lower BSSO. I've only heard bad things about IVRO and TMJ.
by Marisama
Fri Oct 12, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Would love to hear TMJ success stories!
Replies: 10
Views: 3949

Re: Would love to hear TMJ success stories!

I have very similar issues with my joints and bite. I'm having surgery in just over a month so I will be able to give you some perspective in the near future. A link to my blog is below. Jaw pain is the worst and I wish you the best.