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Hi there, 24 year old female, image attached, wanted to get an opinion about the way I look.

Do I have mid face hypoplasia? If so, would a Lefort I, or even Lefort II craniofacial surgery improve my aesthetics? I know those surgeries are invasive, but I feel that if I want to fix facial asymmetry it would be best to address the underlying bone structure, because otherwise I'm putting implants/fillers over the real problem

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Hi Audrey,

Its hard to say that you have a mid face deficiency without seeing your profile picture. When evaluating for orthognathic surgery, we check the midlines of the face,chin, nose, teeth and etc.
From this picture, I believe most of your Asymmtery (and usually) is in the lower 1/3 of the face. Your mandible is to the right and could be corrected by surgery. Please see an orthognathic surgeon soon. I don't think you need Lefort II.
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Majid Jamali, D.M.D. Fellowship trained in corrective jaw surgery

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Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Genioplasty and Anesthesiology I have completed an additional two years of fellowships in orthognathic surgery and anesthesiology field.

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New York Dental Society Journal

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Tufts University: Dental School SUNY Down-State Medical Center: OMFS residency Robertwood Johnson Medical Center: Anesthesiology fellowship Lenox Hill hospital: Orthognathic fellowship

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