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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

Wide Set Eyes (Definition)

Hypertelorism is an increase in the distance between the bony orbits, in which the eyes lie. It can be due to a variety of causes and is measured by the interpupillary distance. Hhypertelorism is an anatomic condition associated with a heterogeneous group of congenital disorders, it is believed that the underlying mechanism of ...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 4 months old has hypotonia, wide bridge to nose, eyes wide set, large fore head. Pediatrician unsure but i think somethink genetic is wrong?

My 4 months old has  hypotonia, wide bridge to nose, eyes wide set, large fore head. Pediatrician unsure but i think somethink genetic is wrong?

Seek consultation: There is often a geneticist affiliated with a medical school or children's hospital that can help you find some answers. Some developmental pediatricians have also gained experience in determining which infant features suggest a syndrome or genetic issue. Your dr may be able to help you find a source or look to the above resources. ...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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Pressure sensation on nose bridge pressure between right eye and nose complete right side head pressure ONLY when I close my eyes to sleep. (No sinus)?

Pressure sensation on nose bridge pressure between right eye and nose complete right side head pressure ONLY when I close my eyes to sleep. (No sinus)?

Sinus pressure : That sounds like sinus pressure. You need to see your 1ry care physician or ENT to figure out the problem, at the mean time try to use saline nasal rinse to relieve to pressure until you get to see your doctor. Feel better. ...Read more

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Due to an insect bite in Austria my forehead and nose bridge are all swollen esp where my eyes are. I'm taking 2x cetirizine aday. No use. Any advice?

Due to an insect bite in Austria my forehead and nose bridge are all swollen esp where my eyes are. I'm taking 2x cetirizine aday. No use. Any advice?

Try some cool: soaks.. and consider that It may be infected! This could be serious in that location. I would seek medical help at walk-in unit or ER. Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...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

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Does fraser syndrome cause wide set eyes?

Does fraser syndrome cause wide set eyes?

Yes, it can: Fraser syndrome is an autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by developmental defects including cryptophthalmos (where the eyelids fail to separate in each eye), and malformations in the genitals, and mental retardation, among other defects. Hypertelorism, or increased separation between the eyes, has also been noted. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wide set eyes?

What is the definition or description of: Wide set eyes?

Hypertelorism: Hypertelorism is an increase in the distance between the bony orbits, in which the eyes lie. It can be due to a variety of causes and is measured by the interpupillary distance. Hhypertelorism is an anatomic condition associated with a heterogeneous group of congenital disorders, it is believed that the underlying mechanism of hypertelorism is also heterogeneous. ...Read more

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When i press the centre of my eyes near my nose bridge, i see a black shadow at the temporal side of my visual field. Why is it so?

When i press the centre of my eyes near my nose bridge, i see a black shadow at the temporal side of my visual field. Why is it so?

See in reverse!: The black circle you see is also surrounded by an orange circle. This is direct stimulation of the retina! but the world is seen in reverse so that is why nasal stimulation is a temporal image. ...Read more

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Can pus be reason for facial pain? M suffering facial pain nostrills, nose bridge, eye brow, cheek. Please help.Can it bells palsy ? How to treat!

Can pus be reason for facial pain? M suffering facial pain nostrills, nose bridge, eye brow, cheek. Please help.Can it bells palsy ? How to treat!

Not Bells Palsy: Bells palsy is facial paralysis. Many causes of facial pain. Start with ENT or oral surgery exam/diagnosis. If TMJ, see TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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Autism (Definition)

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 ...Read more