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How much of a difference can be truly made for an adult that undergoes cranial facial surgery in removing back head flatness?
Surgery: Hard to answer from your description. You should discuss it with a surgeon ...Read more
Who performs a cranioplasty procedure?I've heard a neurosurgeon or cranial facial surgeon does them. I just want to make sure who exactly.
Sometimes both: Cranioplasty is a surgical repair of a defect or deformity of a skull. The types of cranioplasty repair depend on the location, the type of injury leading to the defect and size of defect and overlying skin defect. When there more than the calvarium (also known as "skull cap") involved, then a craniofacial surgeon may be needed to help with reconstruction. ...Read more
Lopsided Face: As this always the case, or have you suddenly developed a "drooping" visage? You may have always had asymmetry, and many people do - including some very famous people, like winston churchill there is a congenital condition known as "hemifacial microsomia, " which is the same thing. On the other hand, if this seemed to have developed obpvernight, you need to deck in with your doctor and i discuss it. ...Read more
Nondiagnostic: Your information is inadequate to make a diagnosis. More information about the pain is needed. Location, swelling, type of pain, any discoloration, dental issues,etc. Neuralgia, temporomandibular joint dysfunction,abcessed tooth, bone disease are all possibilities. Your MD will take a history, examine you and order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
No: Life's difficult enough without people making things up and suggesting them to others. Somebody's trying to make you worry about smoething foolish. Common sense itself will tell you this won't change bone structure, which is always a bit asymmetric. It's part of the beauty of being who you are. Who cares about having a symmetrical facein any case? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer