Cleft Rhinoplasty Surgery
( Correction of Cleft Nose Deformity):
Cleft Nose Deformity associated with Cleft lip and /
or palate is the most severe & multidimensional deformity of nose. Cleft nose
deformity not only involves nose but its base, adjacent jaw bone (maxilla),
orientation of groove for septal cartilage, bony septum, alar cartilage and
entire bony side wall and roof. Its like a tilted building whose plinth is
higher on one side and low on other, so deflecting every structure based on it.
Typical Cleft Nose Deformity
:A typical Cleft Nose deformity includes-
Broad & Deviated Nose
with or without dorsal hump
Low & deviated base (jaw bone) of nose
Deviated & distorted septal cartilage
deviated , deflected & depressed alar cartilage
Wide ala & Nostril.
As you may see here in picture.
Picture demonstrating Cleft Nose deformity
Cleft Rhinoplasty or Cleft Nose job :- Correction of Cleft Nose Deformity needs
1) Augmentation of bony floor (cheek paranasl bone) with bone graft or medpore
2) Correction of Bony & Cartilaginous Septal deviation
3) Narrowing of Nose
4) Nose Tip Plasty
5) Alar Web Correction
6) Nostril & Alar Reduction
7) Dorsal Hump Removal (If needed).
One of the most important steps is para-nasal bone augmentation to create a flat horizontal base, which is
For Details of Cleft Nose rhinoplasty you may visit our research paper on cleft nose
Composite correction of a unilateral cleft lip nose deformity and alveolar bone grafting
B ) Cleft lip Nose Rhinoplasty
Before After showing composite correction (Alveolar or Para-Nasal bone grafting
with complete Septo-rhinoplasty & tip-plasty.