I'm looking for advice on fixing orbital asymmetry and eyebrow on left side. Also seem to have nasal deviation on same side.
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I am looking for advice on fixing facial asymmetry and nasal deviation on the same side
Facial asymmetry is normal, and everyone has some degree of it. From the limited photographs, it appears that the nose is crooked, especially in the patient's left mid bridge where the left upper lateral cartilage is concave. A rhinoplasty procedure can accomplish straightening the crooked nose. This will be accomplished with osteotomies placed in the nasal bones and a left-sided spreader graft to match to the opposite side. For more information and many examples of crooked nose repair in our practice, please see the link and the video below
The orbital asymmetry is unlikely to be related to previous LASIK. The left eye does appears smaller and more sunken. There are different options available. Need consultation. See an oculoplastic specialist. See video below too.
The Spectrum of Facial Asymmetry
Thanks for your question. Everyone has some degree of facial asymmetry... one cheek is wider and one is higher... small differences can be treated with fillers or implants if necessary. That being said, there are forms of facial asymmetry that are true disorders. For example, there is a condition called "Parry-Romberg" (hemi-facial atrophy - or progressive loss of volume) as well as "hemi-facial microsomia" (one side of face is much smaller than the other)... in both of these disorders, the two faces are vastly asymmetric. You should seek consultation with a facial plastic surgeon to discuss your options.
Best of luck.
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