My Operation

I underwent bimaxillary osteotomy (jaw surgery) on 2nd April, 2012. I wrote down my experiences before, during and after surgery and put it in this blog, as a way to let my friends know how I was getting on.
Here’s the story:

Title Date Time after operation
1 All about my teeth 22/03/12 -10 days
2 T-35 hours 31/03/12 -2 days
3 All the gory details (minus all the gory photos) 05/04/12 3 days
4 One week on… 11/04/12 9 days
5 My lips are so sore! 14/04/12 12 days
6 Well, I definitely look different! 18/04/12 16 days
7 So now I’m craving the milkshakes. 24/04/12 3 weeks
8 Elastic #2 28/04/12 4 weeks
9 No more milkshake 😦 08/05/12 5 weeks
10 I’ve ‘officially’ recovered! 15/05/12 6 weeks
11 Further minor observations 22/05/12 7 weeks
12 “You look like Dan again” 05/06/12 9 weeks
13 Nearly there..? 29/07/12 4 months
14 …still nearly there… 14/09/12 5 months
15 eeew, dentists 26/10/12 almost 7 months
16 :-# –> 😀 15/11/12 7 and a bit months
17 X-Rays are Cool 24/11/12 nearly 8 months
18 The End! 02/04/13 1 year
19 How to clean those clear plastic retainers 26/09/13 >1 year
20 After-effects 23/12/13 >1 year
21 Fame and Fortune (sort of) 07/07/14 2 years

If, after reading my posts, you’re still hungry for gory details of bimaxillary osteotomy, have a read of these:

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