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by Cnicholas
Thu May 31, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: June/July 2015 Surgery Buddies
Replies: 958
Views: 43897

Re: June/July 2015 Surgery Buddies

Jamie, i loved your blog, so honest and so helpful. im just interested, because I have had sarpe but it hasnt corrected my asymmetry, i am turning 40 soon so i dont want to do jaw surgery, do you think you wouldve been happy only with the sarpe because you already looked great after sarpe i thought,...
by Cnicholas
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: SARPE Surgery
Replies: 1874
Views: 461064

Re: SARPE Surgery

Well an update from me. Not to scare anyone else considering sarpe, but for me what had been thought to be venous bleeding jnfact ended up being a pseudo aneurysm of the internal maxillary artery which had been injured at the time of surgery. Very rare. I had it coiled angiographically a week after ...
by Cnicholas
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: FAGGA appliance
Replies: 22
Views: 8147

Re: FAGGA appliance

sorry smiley,
they dont believe it works in adults,
I shouldve been clear,
in young people, certainly,
best wishes
by Cnicholas
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: SARPE Surgery
Replies: 1874
Views: 461064

Re: SARPE Surgery

now day 4 post op
still in agony
cant open mouth
cant eat
lost so much weight
still coughing up blood
pain lt ear and hugely swollen left cheeek
cant get out of bed
by Cnicholas
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 24hours post-SARPE
Replies: 17
Views: 3040

Re: 24hours post-SARPE

this is how i look day 4!!! post sarpe oh cant post photo hugely hugely swollen hard hematoma left cheek black eyes bilaterally in a lot of pain my three year old daughter cried when she saw me and my one year old son not much better a terrible experience and my orhodontist wont see me, he delegates...
by Cnicholas
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: SARPE Surgery
Replies: 1874
Views: 461064

Re: SARPE Surgery

it seems everyone doing much better than me
im 39
day 3 post sarpe
still agony in my left tmj
had to go back to theater bleeding pterygoid plexus
spent two nights in intensive care unit
regretting the whole idea
cant open mouth
anyone else anything like this
by Cnicholas
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Time off work for SARPE
Replies: 16
Views: 6003

Re: Time off work for SARPE

I’m currently in intensive care unit after my sarpe. Had pterygoid venous bleeding and back to theatre. I’m feeling terrible. Swelling horrendous. And I’ve been advised at least two weeks off work.
by Cnicholas
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Looking for orthodontist recommendations in Sydney
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Re: Looking for orthodontist recommendations in Sydney

But he’s at Randwick so may not be convenient.
by Cnicholas
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: FAGGA appliance
Replies: 22
Views: 8147

Re: FAGGA appliance

My orthodontist who is very well respected and my two surgeons said they don’t believe this works (?) have said sarpe is the way to go for me.