My Cleft Lift Surgery a Success

Hi All,

First of all, I want to thank this forum which has really been very informative and helped me find a really good surgeon (Dr. Howard Caplan) for Cleft Lift Surgery.

I was struggling with this disease for last 5 years or so.

I hope I have recovered from PD fully. I do not see any signs of relapse. Though I feel hesitant to declare success so soon (its been about 3 months post operation), I have a great sense of relief.

If you see my earlier posts in this forum, I was quite hesitant to go for Cleft Lift surgery and waited for about more than a year before making up my mind.

From my experience with this surgery, this is the only definitive solution to the PD problem.

I had tried open wound surgery and then repeated openings on the scar in the midline went going on and on.

Thanks to all of you again!! I highly recommend finding a good surgeon first and take it from there.
Glad to hear everything worked out for your Iceman!
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Congrats, man! I'm seeing a local doctor about the cleft lift a week from now. How long did it take you to heal up from the cleft lift? I'm trying to time my surgery so that I don't have to miss out on summer if I can help it.