Lip cleft in Iran
A TEAM OF SPECIALISTS WHO CAN HELP THE PATIENT.
In repairing the cleft palate or lip, initial evaluation by a team of specialists is essential. Together, they should elaborate a treatment plan that includes cleft lip surgery, speech rehabilitation, and dental correction. This group may include:
Ear, nose and throat specialist
SURGERY TO REPAIR A CLEFT LIP OR PALATE IS MORE THAN A COSMETIC SURGERY.
Gap repair is a specialized practice that aims not only to close the defect area but also to restore normal function to your baby. Lip repair, also called cheiloplasty,
involves the restoration of a normal, natural appearance with the following steps:
Lips muscle repair to make normal movements when facial changes, talking and eating.
Close the slit so that the scarf is in place with the natural lip structures.
Cupid bow formation (curvature area in center of upper lip).
Considering sufficient distance between upper lip and nose.
Repair of the outer edge or base of the nose for a natural look.