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Are There Plastic Surgeons Who Work with Adults with Cleft Lip?

I am 20 years old and reside in Atlanta, Ga. I was supposed to have a third surgery completed at age 12 but was not able to. I now have an... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Cost for Cleft Lip and Palate Without Insurance

How much would a Rhinoplasty cost if I have a cleft lip and palate and if I don't have an insurance? READ MORE

Who Are the Top Cleft Lip Surgeons in CA or the US?

I have a very complex lip issue and need multiple growths removed from inside the mouth way up under my nose. I have been told that this area is... READ MORE

I Am a 21 Year Old Woman with a Cleft Lip and Palate, Can My Nostrils be Fixed?

I had no air flow from my left nostril until about 4 years ago. I have had 4 nose surgeries to work on my deviated septum and to open air flow. The... READ MORE

Vaseline on Cleft Lip Revision Scar

I want to know if it is safe to use vaseline to keep my scar moist. It has been a month since I had cleft lip revision. Is it okay to use vaseline on... READ MORE

Dental Surgery Before Reconstruction of Cleft-like Lip?

My upper lip is totally split in half and appears to look like a cleft. It's due to a prior surgery gone wrong, in the meantime, I caught an infection... READ MORE

Cleft Lip/Nose Revision Looks Worse After Surgery. Is This Normal? (photo)

My son who is 3 had his cleft lip/nose revision 3.5 weeks ago. It looks much worse than before the surgery. It's very uneaven and has a very strange... READ MORE

What Should I Do for my Cleft Nose? (photo)

I write this to consult surgery on a birth defect. I’m 31-year-old male who was born with a cleft lip and palate, I had two surgeries as an... READ MORE

Can Dento-facial Orthopedics Be Applied for Someone with a Repaired Cleft Palate?

For an adult person considering orthodontics plus dento-facial orthopedics to fix an underbite (7.5mm diff b/w lower and upper jaw) and crossbite, is... READ MORE

Why is There So Much Disparity Between Surgeons for a Cleft Lip Revision?

As a 28 y/o woman looking at a cleft lip revision and septorhinoplasty, I have had some different consultations. Undoubtedly each patient's case... READ MORE

Who Are the Top Rated Cleft Lip Surgeons in the U.S?

My son was born with cleft lip and palate. His first lip surgery left him with a lot of scar tissue and an incomplete lip. His surgeon passed away... READ MORE

Asymmetrical Nose & Mouth. Plus Scarring on Top of my Mouth? (photo)

Hello. Im Ayesha, a nineteen years old girl. I have a cleft-palate, and have undergone about 6 surgeries since I was 3 months old. I have done my nose... READ MORE

Cleft Lip (Nose) Symmetry is Off. Is There Hope to Fix It? (photo)

I have a cleft lip, I think the doctors that I had as a child did a great job but being a 27 year old woman and still very self-conscious about the... READ MORE

37 Yr Old, Would Like Continuing Nostril and Upper Cleft Lip Repair, Is This a Possibility?

Born with bilateral cleft lip and palette,10 surgeries since birth including 3 bone graft attempts. Last graft was semi-successful with bone taken... READ MORE

Nose Surgery for a Cleft Lip Person?

Hi, I am 24 years old, I have cleft lip palate, I had surgeries in Mexico, I just came back to the states, I just need to finish my surgery nose, I... READ MORE

Cleft Lip Revision Rhinoplasty - 21 yrs old? (photo)

I was born with a cleft lip and had surgery when I was 14, hoping to make my nose more symmetrical. I was unhappy with the results. I am now 21 and... READ MORE

Cleft Lip Scar Revision Left A Hard, Sore Bump. Is This Normal? (photo)

Hi 12 days ago, i had a septorhinoplasty with a cleft lip scar revision. on 7 day, i saw the surgeon and he told me that everything was healing fine... READ MORE

I Have a Swollen Part in Between Nose and Upper Lip That is in Philitrum from Birth. Its a Kind of Cleft Lip.

I have a swollen part in between nose and upper lip that is in philitrum from birth.Its a kind of cleft lip.But there is no opening between mouth and... READ MORE

Can I Have a Revision to Remove Extra Scar Tissue from Upper Lip After 6 Months Post-op? (photo)

I had an abbey flap surgery 5 months ago to repair a bilateral cleft lip where the plastic surgeon took part of my lower lip and replaced the damaged... READ MORE

Doctor Recommendation for a Cranio-facial Specialist in Florida for Cleft Palate/lip/nose Revision

Our four year old daughter was adopted from China. Before we adopted her, she had a cleft lip repair at 10 months of age, and a cleft palate repair at... READ MORE

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