Cleft Nose is a difference in the nose's appearance and structure due to a craniofacial difference like cleft lip and palate. Plastic surgeons can repair the nose to help a child breathe and speak normally.
A mother shares her powerful story of two children with cleft lip and palate, alongside the children's doctor.
Shriners Children’s teams of specialists treat the physical, social, emotional and developmental challenges of craniofacial conditions like cleft palate to help children live full, healthy lives.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/07/Charlie-Gail-Cleft-Story
Facial clefts are one of the most common birth differences in the U.S. It can be a challenge for families to find education, resources, support and specialized treatment. Shriners Children's is here for you.
Orofacial clefts, including cleft lips and cleft palates, are among the most common congenital malformations. “We offer top-notch multidisciplinary and longitudinal care to patients from prenatal to adult – regionally and internationally,” said Eric C. Liao, M.D., Ph.D.
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Characterized by missing toes, a "v-shaped" foot or other visible difference, Shriners Children's orthopedic specialists provide knowledgeable treatment for cleft foot.
When a baby is born with a cleft lip, Shriners Children's team approach provides leading cleft lip surgery and addresses the entire range of concerns for parents related to cleft lip and alveolar cleft.
A cleft palate occurs when tissues that form the roof of the mouth don’t join together before birth. Shriners Children’s team care repairs and restores each child physically and psychologically.
The Springfield Shriners Hospital’s cleft lip and palate program has been recognized by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) as a fully-approved cleft lip and palate team.