Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy
Deformities of jaw-like forwardly placed jaw or backwardly placed jaw are a common concern among the young population. Actually, this issue can be prevented from childhood but once you are grown up the only option left with you will be a surgical correction.
Before-after-jaw-surgery of forwardly placed jaw.
Mohammed Afzal who hailed from Kerala visited RDCH with a forwardly placed lower jaw. He was in his early 20s and was very much upset because of his looks. Dr. Sunil Richardson planned for Lefort 1 advancement procedure to bring his upper jaw forward and BSSO( bilateral sagittal split osteotomy) setback procedure to push back his lower jaw. The patient was admitted herein RDCH, next day he was prepared for the surgery. The procedure was carried out under general anesthesia. The procedure lasted for around three hours and we successfully achieved the result which satisfied the patient.