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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

What Can I Do if There is a Shadow (Not Hair) Above my Upper Lip? (photo)

Hi, im a 16 year old girl, and i was born with a cleft lip. When i was little, i didnt even notice that in certain lighting or when i smile, i get a... READ MORE

Is there any surgery I can get to make my top lip more fuller and longer? (Cleft lip and palate) (photo)

I have had many surgeries since I was born, due to having the cleft lip and palate. I'm on one of my final surgeries and I want it to be for correct... READ MORE

I am cleft patient. Are there any alternative surgery to abbe flap?

I am 27 years male now. Enquired for a upper lip reconstruction. Just wanted to know if there are any alternative surgery for abbe flap READ MORE

Cleft lip re-treatment for upper lip shape? What are the chances of getting a good lip?

I was born with a cleft lip, was treated well and the mark of stitches has almost faded. But shape is not good, the upper lip is thicker from sides... READ MORE

Cleft lip revision surgery. Should the bottom of the upper lift have been sutured?

Repaired gap in the upper lip. The very bottom of the upper lip was not sutured. Is that credible based on evaluation of the tissue and movement of... READ MORE

What would be conservative surgical options to improve the look of a (treated) cleft lip in an adult? (Photo)

I am 27, and am concerned with just the notch in the upper lip itself (not the scar, etc.). I am curious about least extreme surgical options,... 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

What kind of cosmetic surgery should I get? (Photo)

I have a cleft palate, and a cleft lip. I am unsatisfied with my nose and how my upper lip is short, and almost tugs. I will attach the following... READ MORE

Is it possible to have a surgery on my upper lip?

I was born with my upper lip like this, people say i kind of had a lip cleft, is there any surgery that will make my upper lip look even on both sides READ MORE

I have a cleft palate. I would like to reduce the size of my upper lip to show my upper teeth as I talk. And more as I smile

I was wondering what my options are. My teeth are in there normal position. But my lip seems to big to properly show them. READ MORE

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