Lip pits are moist pits or slits in the upper or lower lips that children are born with. They are usually harmless. Our craniofacial teams can evaluate them.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2023/02/Peytons-Story
When Peyton was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate, his parents were unaware of his condition and shocked to learn about it.
Physical therapy combined with an Ellipse Nail can help create the best quality of life for a child with a limb length discrepancy treated at Shriners Children's.
Podcast with Dr. Corcoran on plastic surgery in children, cleft lip & palate, and what to expect during treatment.
The speech therapy services available to patients at Shriners Children’s benefit children from birth through adolescence who have difficulties with communication and swallowing.
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.
Child life professionals at Shriners Children’s take pride in focusing on the "above and beyond" aspects of medical care for our patients. From procedure support to camps, they are ready to advocate for your family.
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Texas and beyond
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.
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.