Plastic surgery in Korea-Orthognathic surgery: SSRO and IVRO

Orthognathic surgery improves functional parts and aesthetic effect together. 

Orthognathic surgery is collaboration of plastic surgery and oral surgery. Orthognathic surgery is for those who have long or short chin, asymmetrical face, protruding mouth, incorrect biting, abnormal chin, jaw bone disability and so on. 

Orthognathic has usually two different methods one is SSRO and another one is called IVRO. SSRO usually cuts lower jaw area and push back and adjust to the face. Advantages are it is safer, possible use of lower jaw, shorter jaw wired shut period and it is for people with short chin, and disadvantages are it takes longer operation time and healing time is slower. IVRO cuts jaw bones from near ear areas to lower jaw, and push back and adjust to face. Advantage of IVRO is jaw joint can move freely, so this is good for people who has disability jaw joint and pain. Also, it takes shorter operation time, but jaw bones are not fixed, so it usually ties mouth together. 

Orthognathic surgery takes 2-3hours of operation time and 2 week of recovery time. It is important to get the Orthognathic surgery with skilful doctor for safe and successful surgery result.

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