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by ema27
Thu Aug 14, 2008 1:03 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: surgery tommorrow BSSO and genio-Eek -HOME WITH PICS
Replies: 34
Views: 8164

Its been 13 days now so i thought i would up date how things are.Things are going well -i have had 2 more appointments with the surgeon and all is all.Bruising is going down slowly (i still look like desperate dan!)I was hoping he was going to take the splint out so communication /and eating is alit...
by ema27
Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 1 Week Post op, pics & some Qs
Replies: 7
Views: 1479

The first week is the worse...survive that and you will be ok.... I am 12 days post op,banded shut but can eat sloppy foods mash potato,scrambled egg,weetabix etc... I think my body is adjusting as i made a roast for the family today ,blended mine down and it didnt even bother me... As for sleeping ...
by ema27
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:50 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: **Adults only** After surgery how long until...
Replies: 15
Views: 3326

Oh my gosh your mind is even thinking sexual at week 2 your doing better than me....
My fella was wondering this the other day and i told him it will be wayyy off yet.... :roll:
by ema27
Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:30 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Some basic questions...
Replies: 8
Views: 1422

Hi there and welcome .. i will try and answer your questions for you i have just had a lower jaw advancement and genio so i will do my best.. Firstly you will have the braces on all the way up to surgery and some months after.You shouldnt need a different braces they may add surigical hooks etc for ...
by ema27
Mon Aug 11, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Emas progress-lower wire broken
Replies: 5
Views: 856

thanks for the comments everyone-i am seeing the ortho tommorow so i will definitely voice my concerns! Munkys girl-thanks for the well wishes for the job-i am starting to panic my expected start date is just over a week-.I cant talk so others can understand me -my swelling is going down so i dont l...
by ema27
Sun Aug 10, 2008 5:06 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Greasy Skin!
Replies: 11
Views: 2197

hi i had bsso and genio just over a week ago-and i am the complete opposite-my skin was prone to spots and blemishes before surgery-well now my skin is soft and blemish free!
Perhaps itas all the water and fruits i am suddenly having.....
by ema27
Sun Aug 10, 2008 4:18 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Soft foods post-surgery
Replies: 115
Views: 99378

So i thought i would add my input now i am qualified to do so..Lo.Anyway the first few days are hard i was tightly banded and the only thing i could get down was very fine liquid.For The first week it was soup blendered down ,and milkshakes blended down not that varied to be honest .Now after 7 days...
by ema27
Sun Aug 10, 2008 3:23 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Emas progress-lower wire broken
Replies: 5
Views: 856

hi rosy22 yes the wire will be replaced at week 3post surgery-the question i wanted the answer for was is there any one else out there whose wire broke in surgery... I spent 12 months straightening the bottom teeth to then have the surgery wire break and one side is totally different to the other......
by ema27
Sat Aug 09, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: TORI'S SURGERY! ON THE OTHER SIDE (new pic)
Replies: 59
Views: 14144

hi tortor-your new profile looks amazing you must be so pleased with the outcome so far and it can only get better and better as the swelling goes down.Hows the Swelling ?Mine is staying steady at the mo-still swollen but not getting bigger-pins and needles are driving me mad....
by ema27
Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:37 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Emas progress-lower wire broken
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Emas progress-lower wire broken

Hi all 8 days post op and doing ok..still getting frustrated at my lack of communication especially to my kids .I am due to start a new job in 10 days-how the heck am i going to br ready for that.. Anyway now i am delving into my mouth that little bit more -i can see the bottom arch wire snapped in ...
by ema27
Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:38 am
Forum: Dental and Facial Implant Forum
Topic: cheek implants !
Replies: 7
Views: 5720

perfect smile-thanks for the kindwords :D .I am hoping that as the swelling goes down the cheeks look less flat.I look like desperate dan gone flat at the mo...!
Seen as i am only on day 7-i guess it is to early to worry yet..
by ema27
Fri Aug 08, 2008 4:17 am
Forum: Dental and Facial Implant Forum
Topic: cheek implants !
Replies: 7
Views: 5720

I had my lower jaw advanced and genio a week today-(thankgod that firstweek is over!) I was TIGHTLY banded until yesterday and i was so so pleased-still tightly banded but so much easier to eat now there is couple of mm gap.. Anyway back to the thing in hand as my swelling is decreasing i am noticin...
by ema27
Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:39 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: surgery tommorrow BSSO and genio-Eek -HOME WITH PICS
Replies: 34
Views: 8164

ah how i wish i could talk... :x I am tightly banded and was from the morning after surgery-i also have a splint attached to the teeth.So i can talk through clenced teeth only.It must be because of the swelling too -as my other half informatively told me if he clenches his teeth together he can be c...
by ema27
Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:09 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: surgery tommorrow BSSO and genio-Eek -HOME WITH PICS
Replies: 34
Views: 8164

Chipmunk cheeks cheers -you made my day.... :D I feel far from gorgeous with my swollen cheeks,dribble chin and unusually large jaw-but thanks for the kind words. :lol: I am getting alittle creative with food today-only meatballs potatoes and gravy but it beats tomato bloody soup...!!!!! Starting to...
by ema27
Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:35 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: surgery tommorrow BSSO and genio-Eek -HOME WITH PICS
Replies: 34
Views: 8164

Thanks for all the good wishes im doing really well thanks Lou-lou-im so pleased im on theother side.I remember reading your post when my surgery was in the future thinking wish it was my turn-well now its over and i can cope with the recovery.. I am still very frustrated at not eating or talking.My...