Cleft Lip Palate Reconstruction
A cleft, or separation of the upper lip and/or the roof of the mouth, occurs very early in the development of your unborn child. During fetal development, certain components of the upper lip and roof of the mouth fail to grow together normally. Cleft lip repair and cleft palate repair are types of surgery used to correct this abnormal development and are meant to restore function to the lips and mouth along with producing a more normal appearance. Most clefts can be repaired through specialised plastic surgery techniques and will help to improve your child's ability to eat, speak, hear and breathe.
These orofacial clefts are some of the most common birth defects. A baby with a cleft might have:
- only a cleft palate
- only a cleft lip
- both a cleft lip and a cleft palate
Cleft lip and cleft palate can cause problems with:
- growth and development
- ear infections and hearing
- speech development
Hence it is important to correct a cleft palate with cleft lip with surgery while a child is young.
Dr. Date specialises in a detailed, controlled, and predictable external approach. During the consultation, he will consider many factors that make each case unique, including patients’ needs, goals and medical history.
Dr. Date will help you reach your expectations by achieving natural-looking results. Request a consultation or call our office at +91 8291583850.