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Old 06-24-2011, 04:35 AM
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Does anyone have recommendations for plastic surgeons? I am an adult woman who recently had extensive surgery on a port wine stain in the eye and mouth areas. A well known surgeon with the University of California San Francisco Medical Center performed the surgery. Unfortunately the stitches in the mouth area broke open, and I now have a long deep vertical gash there. Also, my mouth is smaller than before the surgery, and it is no longer symmetrical. The surgeon says that he can re-stitch the gash, but I do not feel comfortable returning to him. I know that this website identifies surgeons; however, I would appreciate hearing from patients (or parents) about their experiences with similar surgery and/or recommendations for surgeons. I am willing to travel.

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Old 06-28-2011, 08:19 PM
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I sent an email to a doctor in your area asking for any recommendations. I will let you know what I hear.

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Old 06-28-2011, 11:41 PM
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You might want to consult with:
James Wu, MD * 1800 Sullivan Avenue* Suite 411* Daly City, CA 94015
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Old 06-30-2011, 03:24 AM
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Thank you for your response. I will follow-up on Dr. Wu.

Also, I am willing to travel out of the S.F. Bay Area to find the right surgeon.
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Old 11-04-2011, 03:15 AM
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Thank you for your posting. I hope you solved your problem already. I have a daughter has a PWS on her lower lip and get larger. I am looking for a good way to treat this problem. Could you give me any suggestion? Thank you very much!!
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Old 11-05-2011, 05:58 PM
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I would highly recommend emailing Dr. Stuart Nelson via the ask the expert. OR you can email me directly and I would be happy to forward a message to him. There are ways to control the growth of the lip pws. Please feel to email me if you have any questions.
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Old 11-12-2011, 11:55 PM
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Thank you very much for your response. I feel I have some hopes in my daughter's problem. Could you send some articles about this kind of treatment? Any success examples do you have? My email is qin_yao@yahoo.com
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Old 11-13-2011, 03:34 AM
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Dr. Nelson has a large file of examples and articles I think he would be happy to share with you.
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