Birth Prevalence of cleft
lip and palate in sucre, Bolivia.
A study found that taking folic acid - already hailed for cutting the risk of conditions such as spina bifida - had more of an effect on facial clefts
than previously thought.
A total of 1,686 infants were born with orofacial clefts
On this important day of global giving, we hope to generate awareness -- here in New York and around the world -- of the issues faced by children living with unrepaired clefts
At this camp, more than 50 children with Cleft
lip and Palate birth defect were screened by Plastic Surgeons.
lip is a split or separation of the two sides of the upper lip and appears as a narrow opening or gap in the skin of the upper lip.
The surgeons in the cleft
lip and palate team are truly amazing too; they take these tiny babies and they are so delicate and precise, and are able to fix the cleft
to the point where you can barely see a trace of it.
Dr Amanullah along with Ijaz Bashir started the mission of treating the cleft
lip and palate patients in Pakistan in 1996.
lip can now be successfully treated by surgery with minimal scarring, especially if conducted during early childhood.
The foundation supports a team of doctors, nurses and surgeons from the Greater Manchester area who go out to India as volunteers to operate on children who were born with cleft
The Documentary tells the story of a group of children who are cleft
lip victims living on the Dzachuka Plateau at 4,300 meters above sea level at the southeastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, how their lives have been changed by the help of the Lamu Sisters, local officials, and the charitable funding of Smile Train.
Pat Ricalde of the Florida Craniofacial Institute provides specialized, expert care for infants and children born with abnormalities of the face and head, such as cleft
lip and palate.
OSUAE, is the local foundation of the international non-profit organisation that provides safe, effective reconstructive surgery for children and young adults born with a cleft
palate or other facial deformities in the developing world.
Operation Smile UAE announced that it will be organising a three-day vital cleft
care conference in Abu Dhabi next week for speech and language therapists from the region, with the support of Gulf Capital
The doctor has just found out she has a cleft