Free Cleft Palate lip surgery:
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The Presentation shows the patients for free cleft palate lip surgery identified in Malur, Karnataka, India.
The TCF team in synergy with Government of Karnataka, India
Identifies children with facial deformities such as cleft palate, cleft lip through our mobilization camps in Taluks and villages
Screens and treats them with a team of doctors and surgeons in reputed hospitals in Bangalore, India
The Cleft Palate surgery treated children will be followed up for prognosis and other need based treatments such as speech therapy.
Cleft palate repairs are usually done between the ages of 6 to 18 months. This is a more complicated surgery and is done when the baby is bigger and better able to tolerate the surgery. The exact timing of the surgery will be decided by your child's physician. The goal of this cleft palate surgery is to fix the roof of the mouth so that your child can eat and learn to talk normally.
If you have had a child with a cleft lip or palate, you may be offered genetic counseling to find out the chances of your next child being affected. However, in most cases the most sensible approach is simply to aim to have a healthy pregnancy.
Free Cleft Palate Surgery is definitive treatment and the success rate is almost certain in each case.
For more information: http://trinitycarefoundation.org/freecleftpalatelipsurgery