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Old Yesterday, 07:58 AM
 
Location: Wonderland
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Here is another idea. You could search for support groups for people with genetic facial abnormalities. It is possible that you could get involved with their group or the members may have ideas of similar groups.

I am a retired special education teacher and I have learned that there are many groups like that. One of my former students had a genetic disorder that was so rare that there were perhaps 100 people in the entire world alive with that disorder and they had a very active support group.

Good luck to you.
I like this idea. OP, good luck. Support is paramount regardless of the physical challenge and I've been able to find support groups online for various challenges and WOW, they've been helpful. I've made some good friends through these groups.
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Old Today, 03:36 PM
 
Location: Aliso Viejo, Orange County, CA
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Thank you, nice people, for your replies but the surgeon was Unable to fix mine. That's why my search is not for any surgery but instead to find other people who have similar Irreparable deformity as mine. In other words, Socialization with people whom I can feel comfortable with.
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Just a wild guess, but maybe the plastic surgery department of your nearest teaching hospital might be able tp provide you with leads.
I guess I wasn't clear, but the plastic surgery department of a teaching hospital may be able to provide you with the names of support groups, not perform more surgery.

Also, you might try the psychiatry department of a nearby teaching hospital to see if they know of such groups.

I wish you the very best.
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