A computer-based method of measuring facial asymmetry. Results from an assessment of the repair of cleft lip deformities.

Abstract

The appearance of the nose, mouth and nostrils was analysed in two series of unilateral, complete cleft lip patients. A programme was written for use on a BBC microcomputer to measure the symmetry of facial features traced from photographs. Symmetry was measured using one of two methods: determining the area of non-overlap when one side was reflected on the… (More)

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