I was wondering if anyone out there has had mandibular advancement of the lower jaw (recessive jaw) surgery.
And if so how was it? There's a real possibility that I may need this and I'm slightly scared, so would appreciate any advice people may have on the subject.
I don't know anything about that surgery but if you should have to do that, I wish you luck and success. I don't blame you for being slightly scared when it comes to surgery, I would be too.
Hang in there, I'm sure there is someone on the board more knowledgeable about this and can help you.
Again, best of luck to you.
Why are you having it done? Is the CPAP not getting your AHI low enough?
Personally, I'd not have such a surgery if it were suggested. Unless there were other issues regarding the jaw placement, unless my CPAP treatment wasn't working well enough, and unless I was 100% guaranteed it was the only reason I had sleep apnea and it would go away, I'd not do it.
But that's me and my opinion.
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