A rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that is used to change the size or shape of your nose. This procedure is usually used to make the nose smaller or to narrow it. But it can also make the nose larger or help you breathe better.
One in every seven hundred children will be born with a cleft lip or palate. The Craniofacial Surgeons in the UCLA Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery are board-certified in plastic surgery and fellowship trained in craniofacial surgery.
Injury to the phrenic nerve can impair the ability of the nervous system to regulate breathing. Patients who have undergone phrenic nerve surgery report improvements in their physical and respiratory function, and a reversal of the sleeping difficulties related to diaphragm paralysis.