Newborn Ear Molding

What is Newborn Ear Molding? Wellspring Pediatric Plastics supports children with transformative care. Our highly trained doctors focus on providing functional improvement, beautiful and natural-looking aesthetics, and the best experience possible for patients and their families. Some parents learn that their child’s ears have not developed normally or completely within the first few weeks of life. While it’s understandable for parents to feel anxious over…

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Microtia Repair

Wellspring Craniofacial Group delights in transformative care. Through this joy, we help families realize their heartfelt hope: to give their children a great start in life. Families that come to our practice for microtia repair often have a lot of questions. While some parents know about this diagnosis during pregnancy thanks to ultrasound, most are surprised by the condition when their child is born. As…

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Otoplasty

Wellspring Pediatric Plastics is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and their families through specialized, personal care. As parents ourselves, we understand the emotional and individual challenges that a diagnosis creates. We designed our practice to be a support to families and to see them through the difficult times to the joy of a successful outcome. As specialists in craniofacial procedures, Dr. Cone and…

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Ear Deformities

At Wellspring Pediatric Plastics, we’re dedicated to transformative care, knowing that little corrections can make big differences in a child’s confidence. Our surgeons are recognized specialists in the field of ear reconstruction, and we successfully treat a range of ear-related conditions every day in our practice. As parents, however, we know what it means to have and hold an infant and to want the best…

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Hemifacial Microsomia

What is Hemifacial Microsomia? Hemifacial microsomia (HFM) is a condition in which the lower half of one side of the face is underdeveloped and does not grow normally. There may also be a smaller eye or an absent eye. Hemifacial microsomia is the second most common congenital facial deformity following cleft lip and palate with a reported incidence of about 1 in 3,500-4,500 live births. Hemifacial microsomia affects bone, muscle,…

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Pierre Robin Sequence

What is Pierre Robin Sequence? Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS) consists of three findings: 1) a smaller-than-normal lower jaw, 2) a tongue that falls back in the throat, and 3) cleft palate. PRS can be isolated (in which the baby has no additional problems) or as part of a syndrome. The exact cause of PRS is unclear, but recent research points to a number of genetic factors….

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NAM, Presurgical Orthodontia

Presurgical orthodontics known as nasal alveolar molding, or NAM, is a device that brings the lip segments of the cleft closer together and gives the nasal deformity increased projection, resulting in a significantly better surgical outcome. This small, hand-crafted, and personalized plastic appliance is fitted to the infant’s mouth, nose, and lip and is worn daily for 3-4 months beginning in the 1st week of life. The appliance is…

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Cleft Rhinoplasty

Wellspring Craniofacial Group was founded on the belief in transformation: the idea that every person is a unique blessing and that while differences from birth present big challenges, they also present tremendous opportunity. A beautiful cleft lip repair does not stop with a natural, reconstructed lip—attention also needs to be directed to a natural nasal reconstruction. Our board-certified plastic and craniofacial surgeons are specialists who…

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Cleft Palate

Our central joy in the care that we provide at Wellspring Craniofacial Group is being part of every family’s journey. For us, transformative care means more than creating functional and cosmetically beautiful results. It also means being a supportive, comforting guide for children and parents. We walk side by side with families throughout treatment for cleft palate, bringing them from the anxiety of diagnosis to…

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Cleft Lip

At Wellspring Craniofacial Group, we believe in transformative care: the power to help children fulfill their promise and families to realize their hopes. Our practice offers patients some of the nation’s foremost specialists in cleft lip treatment and aesthetic reconstruction. Our expertise is an essential part of why families choose Wellspring—but it’s not the full reason that parents like you rely on us. You want…

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