Bride of Frankenstein

The last time I wrote about the surgery I underwent for my Parry Romberg Syndrome I’d just undergone my 6th or 7th procedure – I’ve lost count! Although it was uncomfortable as usual, it was fairly routine. I’d become used to the process of Coleman Fat Injections in which small amounts of fat are removed from my abdomen – never enough to make a visible difference, dammit! – and then injected into my face to correct the asymmetry. Similar but much more painful reconstruction has also been carried out with fascia lata from my thighs (sheets of connective tissue which attach, enclose, and stabilise muscles) as well as a substance called Alloderm: cadaver skin.


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