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How to rebalance face following injury (images included)?
Ok. So I had an injury to left maxilla 3 years ago, blunt force. I left it untreated at the time. Eventually I had it looked at had one XRay 8 months after that showed "no obvious injury". The area of the trauma was numb for two years following the accident and now has regained feeling however I am left with a small are of swelling and bouts of trigeminal neuralgia when that area is overly stimulated. I have always had asymmetry (smaller jaw left side, smaller cheek)and it has never bothered me but since this accident I feel it has become slowly more pronounced with a loss of definition. I am starting to feel quite self conscious about it and I am looking for the most minimally invasive way to improve matters if needs be. Two doctors have seen my face and noted no major discrepancies but I am thinking maybe a tiny bit of filler might be beneficial for me. I am seeing an ENT for sinus issues and what I suspect to be a deviated septum soon. My question is what do you think has happened and if needs improvement, what would you advise? I never planned to tamper with my face but I feel the accident has left things a bit out of whack.
Its a bit tough to tell from the pictures, but it seems like fillers would be a simple and effective means of correcting this mild asymmetry. There is a wide variety of injectables that your doctor can use, just make sure that the doctor is well experinced in the use of fillers for facial sculpting (i.e. not just filling in nasolabial folds). Hope that helps.
we perceive faces as symmetric but they never are. Below are right sided halves joined and left sided halves joined. Your Left nares is smaller then your right and you lost dental support on the left. Your Left naso labial fold is deeper than the right as is the lateral line under the left eye. Find someone who knows how to use fillers not just to fill but to move tissue. Use hyaluronic acids for this, Also Botox works great for trigeminal neuralgia
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