CLEFT LIP RECONSTRUCTION IN VIJAYAWADA | PALATE TREATMENT PRATAP HOSPITAL
A small opening or split in the mouth, lips, or palate of the newborn baby is known as cleft lip or palate. It can be done through Cleft Lip Reconstruction. If it’s affected at one side of the lip or there may be 2 clefts then it is known as cleft lip whereas if there is just an opening at the back of the mouth it’s known as cleft palate. A cleft lip can be range from small to large gaps.
Cleft Lip and Palate is caused due to genetic disorder during a time of pregnancy.
Cleft lip reconstruction in Vijayawada is done when the baby is 6-7 months or 10-12 months of age respectively.
Both Surgeries are carried under general anesthesia and takes around 2 hours of duration.
In it gaps in the roof of the mouth are closed. Then muscle and lining of the palate are rearranged and the wound is closed. Generally, this wound is closed with dissolvable stitches.
Cleft Lip Treatment
Surgery for cleft lip in AP is known as palatoplasty. In cleft lip surgery surgeons’ goal is to close the gap between mouth and nose and then create a palate that works for speech. In cleft lip for speaking and lip reconstruction separate surgery is carried out.
If kept untreated baby will develop problems with feeding, hearing, speech, and dental development.
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