A preliminary report on open tip rhinoplasty at the time of lip repair in unilateral cleft lip and palate: the Alor Setar experience.


A method of open-tip rhinoplasty using nostril and columella rim incisions at the time of unilateral cleft lip repair is described. This preliminary report details experience gained using this technique in the Malaysian centre of Alor Setar following its introduction in September, 1991.