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Does a flat nasal bridge and wide set eyes always mean a chromosome disorder?

Does a flat nasal bridge and wide set eyes always mean a chromosome disorder?

No: Sometimes this is a normal inherited trait. Try to see if others in the family share that trait. If you suspect that this person has a chromosome disorder, the doctors that diagnose them are called genetecists. If the person is your child it's best to see a pediatrician about your concerns first. (of course, if this is a coworker or the like, it's best to just leave it be ;). ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...Read more


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Glasses falling off nose from a flat nose bridge. Any surgical procedure to correct this?

Glasses falling off nose from a flat nose bridge. Any surgical procedure to correct this?

Rhinoplasty: Yes. A common complaint that people have is that they don't like their nasal bridge and like it to be improved with rhinoplasty. There are a number of different techniques that can be used to either augment or reduce that nasal bridge or dorsum. Consult with a facial plastic surgeon to find out more details. ...Read more

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What other physical features are usually correlated to a flat nose bridge?

What other physical features are usually correlated to a flat nose bridge?

Ethnic nose: Usually flat noses are associated with ethnic patients. They are correlate with a wide nasal bridge, which often includes a wide, poorly defined nasal tip. ...Read more

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My glasses fall off my flat nose bridge?

My glasses  fall off my flat nose bridge?

Flat nose: You could consider an augmentation rhinoplasty. In my practice, I use rib cartilage for this which gives you life long improvement with little or no chance of rejecting the tissue or having a delayed infection. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Flat nose bridge?

What is the definition or description of: Flat nose bridge?

Flatness: A flatness of the bridge of the nose. See facial plastic surgeon for correction if necessary. ...Read more

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Any hereditary conditions or diseases that causes a flat nose bridge?

Multiple causes: For a definitive answer you should see an ENT or facial plastic surgeon for an exam. This may be genetic appearance, may be the result of infectious or allergic sinus disease or could even be the result of disease that effect small blood vessels and cartilage. Trauma could also be a factor. Please consult your physician. ...Read more

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My baby daughter has wide set eyes & short limbs.. Why?

My baby daughter has wide set eyes & short limbs.. Why?

Many possibilities: The 2 features you mention fall into patterns or syndromes that may reflect genetic issues, exposure to medications, toxins or infection during pregnancy. An evaluation by a geneticist or developmental pediatrician may shed some light on your daughters condition. ...Read more

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Can u fix wide set eyes . I really can't look people in the eyes because my eyes are spaced apart is there any way to make them closer in ?

Can u fix wide set eyes . I really can't look people in the eyes because my eyes are spaced apart is there any way to make them closer in ?

Usually yes: If you mean that one eye or both are misaligned such that the eyes don't point at the same target together (called exotropia, a form of strabismus) then yes. Eye muscle surgery is commonly performed both to improve cosmetic results & to reduce any double vision. Otherwise, if distance between pupils is more than average & eyes are straight, surgery is generally not recommended for this situation ...Read more

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What surgeries will fix wide set eyes and a long face?

What surgeries will fix wide set eyes and a long face?

Talk to your doctor: altering one's appearance is more than just having major cosmetic surgery done. It's also a reflection of how you see yourself in your own beauty. Surgery cannot correct that. So see if your PCP can help you understand how Nature has provided you your set of genes. Wide set eyes can't be surgically corrected, and may give you better stereoscopic 3-D vision. A long face can look shorter with bangs. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

Autism spectrum disorder, also called pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), is a type of condition that includes life-long impairment in the ability to communicate and to have normal social interactions. These include ...Read more


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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more