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Long Face Syndrome 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
What surgerys can fix vertical growth of the lower jaw, can upper jaw surgery alone fix a long face with a long lower third?
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??
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
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
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
Adenoid facies: Long face syndrome = malocclusion with long, narrow face & steep mandibular plane angle. ...Read more
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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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