I know it's dead here but I wanted to say hi. HI. I'm Lanie, 20 years old, and I'm 3 weeks post op from IVRO (that is, intaroral vertical ramus osteotomy) and Lefort I osteotomy. Good times. I was wired shut, and today's my appointment to get unwired... I'm pretty excited. After the first week things were much better. I never had a ton of swelling nor a lot of loss of sensation in my face; my upper lip and cheeks are a bit numb, as is the tip of my nose for some reason, but every day it's getting better. The swelling was in the side of my face and lower jaw, then it migrated to my cheeks, and I had a double chin until a few days ago. I guess I'm lucky that I didn't swell up with my wisdom teeth, so thus I didn't get a lot of swelling here. I had a bruise on the left side of my face on my lower jaw that bloomed during surgery, but otherwise I am unscathed! All my stitches have fallen out, they all came out after about 10 days. In three weeks I get desplinted and I can go back to school...yeehaw!
I know it's dead here but I wanted to say hi. HI. I'm Lanie, 20… - Orthognathic Surgery