This patient is now 34 years old.
She came to us 8 odd years ago with lots of secondary
deformities… she had a scar on the upper lip from the primary cleft surgery
done elsewhere. Her speech was far from clear and intelligible and nasal. Her
smile was so [ + ]
A 20yr old young man had come to Richardson’s dental and craniofacial hospital finding a solution for his jaw deformities. Sathya (name changed) had undergone cleft lip and palate surgeries at a very young age, which were corrected. However, the condition and the surgeries left [ + ]
Professor Dr. Sunil Richardson is a visiting Professor to the Stanford Plastic Surgery, Stanford University, California, USA.
He has also conducted the grand rounds in Yale University,
USA as well to the plastic surgery department in 2014.
Currently, runs Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital
in South India and also [ + ]
Earlobes are made of skin and fatty tissue and are quite strong, flexible but not as taut as the rest of the cartilage-based ear.
Now earrings or ear accessories are very commonly used by most women. Use of heavy earrings, however, may sag the lobule, [ + ]
A cleft lip is one of the most common anomalies of the face that occurs since birth. Cleft of the lip can extend till the nose (complete cleft lip) or involve only the lip (incomplete cleft lip). If left unrepaired it causes difficulty in sucking [ + ]
Facial deformities can be caused either due
to soft tissue deficiency or hard tissue deficiency. And that diagnosis is made
on evaluation by the maxillofacial surgeon on your first visit. These could be
caused due to a congenital cause such as clefts, various syndromes affecting
the development of the [ + ]
Cleft lip and palate are major birth deformities with worldwide prevalence, associated with definite clinical and psychosocial impact on the society. Cleft lip and cleft palate are openings or split in the upper lip, the roof of the mouth (palate) or both. They result when [ + ]
It is an absolute beauty of a technique wherein new bone is
made to be deposited by the patient’s own body. It’s a type of distraction
Why AMD ?
Research has proven ( we have one of the, if not THE largest
publications on the type of surgery in [ + ]
The history of oral and maxillofacial
surgery dates back to 500BC. Even the famous ancient physician Hippocrates
described the treatment for a dislocated mandible in his works. The 1800’s saw the field of oral and maxillofacial
surgery getting established as a field specializing in treatment of the disease
and [ + ]
Hemangiomas are benign (non-cancerous)
tumors composed of cells that are a part of the blood vessels. These may be
visible at birth or may not be recognized until the first few weeks or even
months of life. They usually grow in size anywhere until 2-10yrs, then
gradually shrink and [ + ]