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Doctor insights on: Long Face Syndrome Surgery

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I have long face. How can I make it fuller androunder forever without surgery?

I do not know: Sometimes we are born with certain bone structure and physical features, that can not be altered without surgery, but by changing hair styles and different make-up schemes you can help make the face fuller if need be. Generally speaking though, everyone is made differently, and your "long face" may be very pleasing to people. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Long Face (Definition)

Long face syndrome = malocclusion with long, narrow face & ...Read more


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What surgerys can fix vertical growth of the lower jaw, can upper jaw surgery alone fix a long face with a long lower third?

What surgerys can fix vertical growth of the lower jaw, can upper jaw surgery alone fix a long face with a long lower third?

Orthognathic Surgery: May correct gross jaw discrepancies (horizontal, vertical, or transverse). The surgery is performed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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I m 24, my chin is too long, I hv long face n protruded lower jaw, looks very ugly, will it b corrected by braces or surgery only? How much surgery casts??

I m 24, my chin is too long, I hv long face n protruded lower jaw, looks very ugly, will it b corrected by braces or surgery only? How much surgery casts??

Both: Possible that you will need combined treatment of braces and surgery. See your Oral Surgeon and they will consult with the Orthodontist as needed and refer you to them. Together they can explain your options. The cost depends on what is done. Ask them. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What surgeries will fix wide set eyes and a long face?

What surgeries will fix wide set eyes and a long face?

Talk to your doctor: Altering one's appearance is more than just having major cosmetic surgery done. It's also a reflection of how you see yourself in your own beauty. Surgery cannot correct that. So see if your PCP can help you understand how Nature has provided you your set of genes. Wide set eyes can't be surgically corrected, and may give you better stereoscopic 3-D vision. A long face can look shorter with bangs. ...Read more

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Would you say 8inches is a long face?

Would you say 8inches is a long face?

Maybe not or yes: Is all about proportion. The purpose of your question is not clear. If it's a cosmetic issue, see a plastic surgeon. If it's a medical or genetic issue, see you pcp. If it's a psychological issue, see a pcp or psychiatirst/psychologist. ...Read more

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Is there any possible way to change a long face?

Is there any possible way to change a long face?

Yes: Dependes on what you have or want to do. Is it medical, dental, or cosmetic? Talk to doctor. You may need to see ent, oral surgeon, orhtodontist, plastic surgeon depending on what you have or want. Psychologidst :is important, don't undermine your self esteem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Long face?

What is the definition or description of: Long face?

Adenoid facies: Long face syndrome = malocclusion with long, narrow face & steep mandibular plane angle. ...Read more

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Into account that I have a long face?

Into account that I have a long face?

See a: Cosmetic surgeon and a dermatologist to assess, but it bothers you or you would not ask. The remedies are surgical and costly. ...Read more

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Why do some kids have such a long face when sad?

Faces show feelings: Very many people show how they feel by the expression on their face and it gives such an honest answer. ...Read more

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Even face - taking into account that I have a long face?

Even face - taking into account that I have a long face?

See a: Cosmetic surgeon and a dermatologist to assess, but it bothers you or you would not ask. The remedies are surgical and costly. ...Read more

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Face more even - taking into account that I have a long face?

See a: Cosmetic surgeon and a dermatologist to assess, but it bothers you or you would not ask. The remedies are surgical and costly. ...Read more

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Is having a long face considered deformity?

Cannot tell: We need a picture, a medical history, family history, examination. A long face could be a beautiful thing. ...Read more

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Trying to make my long face shorter or make it shorter?

See a: Cosmetic surgeon and a dermatologist to assess, but it bothers you or you would not ask. The remedies are surgical and costly. ...Read more

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But is there any other way to fix a long face through facial exercises perhaps?

See a: Cosmetic surgeon and a dermatologist to assess, but it bothers you or you would not ask. The remedies are surgical and costly. ...Read more

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Is having a long face considered a deformity and is there another way to address it?

Is having a long face considered a deformity and is there another way to address it?

No: In some cultures, a long face is considered a mark of beauty. Unless there are skeletal deformities, a long face is not a deformity. If a person is self-conscious, clothing helps modify the appearance by changing the neckline or collar. ...Read more

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What is the most effective procedure to shorten a long face and make face more round?

What is the most effective procedure to shorten a long face and make face more round?

Dermal fillers: Can help round/plump a face without doing a major and invasive surgery. Please discuss with a cosmetic or plastic surgeon. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is it true that when you get braces and you have a long face your jaws widen up so your face looks normal?

Is it true that when you get braces and you have a long face your jaws widen up so your face looks normal?

Braces: Your face does not change. The braces adjust the position of teeth so you can have better occlusion (close bite). Your jaw may change if an oral surgeon does jaw surgery (if you have retrognathia- jaw is back or - if you have prognathia: jaw is foward). Again the goal is good teeth occlusion. Braces does not change your face. ...Read more

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Can a dentist make an oblong/long face sharp with a prominent jaw line short?

Can a dentist make an oblong/long face sharp with a prominent jaw line short?

Surgery: Patients with "oblong" or excessive lower jaw lines can have orthographic or "jaw" surgery to reposition the lower jaw and sometimes even reduce the chin to give a more convex or less sharp profile. Seek an experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon that frequently performs this. ...Read more

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Could I have Marfans? Suddenly started growing taller at 40. I'm very tall no long limbs or curved spine or long face, etc. EKGs/echos over yrs normal

Could I have Marfans? Suddenly started growing taller at 40. I'm very tall no long limbs or curved spine or long face, etc. EKGs/echos over yrs normal

Doubt Marfans: Doubt this is Marfans since that growth should have happened at the usual end of your normal growth. You need to validate the growth spurt, then need to have your physician evaluate you. Occasionally an endocrinologist can see if you have developed an increase of growth hormone ...Read more