Before & After Gallery
Early treatment and repair of the lip and palate assist in the infant’s normal uptake of food, oxygen, development of speech and of course normal socialization. Surgery makes it possible for these children to communicate, whether through speech or simply smiling. Surgery also gives them the chance that they deserve to assume their place in society and hopefully fulfill their potential. If they remain unaided, they are unlikely to be able to thrive, speak normally, attend school or gain employment.