Oh I hope the appointments will show good results for you and that you will be able to have the surgery (assuming that is what you want). It is hard for me to recommend something that did not work for me, however, there must be an incredible number of people who have great success, or they wouldn't still be doing the procedures.
I'm certainly not one to give the best advice on worry...but worry never solved anything. You can only disccuss your own position with your surgeon and, please be certain that he/she is the absolute best.
Please be sure to keep us posted on your progress.
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