The aim at Richardsons Craniofacial Hospital is to make each and every individual with cleft lip, cleft alveolus, cleft palate or any other craniofacial anomaly to be made like any individual without these deformities. So that they get incorporated into society without any apprehension or [ + ]
This patient is now 34 years old.
She came to us 8 odd years ago with lots of secondary
deformities… she had a scar on the upper lip from the primary cleft surgery
done elsewhere. Her speech was far from clear and intelligible and nasal. Her
smile was so [ + ]
A cleft lip is one of the most common anomalies of the face that occurs since birth. Cleft of the lip can extend till the nose (complete cleft lip) or involve only the lip (incomplete cleft lip). If left unrepaired it causes difficulty in sucking [ + ]
Parents of a 7-months-old traveled all the way from the heart of Hyderabad city to RDCH. When they reached us they were in a disappointed state as many well-known hospitals denied the correction of their young one.
Cleft lip for 7 yr child
They approached [ + ]
What is Palatoplasty
Palatoplasty is the surgical correction and reconstruction of the defective palate(cleft palate). People born with cleft palate will have an abnormal opening between mouth and nose which impairs swallowing, speech, and breathing. The ideal age for carrying out a palatoplasty is [ + ]
The human body has multiple entrances and exits..the mouth for eating, the nose for breathing and so on… .but sometimes some abnormal roads and communications are formed. As a result, what should go from the mouth to stomach, goes from mouth to nose!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What is a [ + ]
This is a very common question asked by a lot of patients and their relatives to Dr. Sunil Richardson at Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital, South India.
A precise perfect surgery by a competent experienced surgeon in a craniofacial team is best way to get ‘normal’ [ + ]
This is a question many of my educated patients keep asking… In this medical blog, I would want to make this aspect clear to the non-medical person.
Cleft palate is a congenital or birth defect that roughly affects 1 in 800 individuals. One of the requisites [ + ]
What is the incidence of cleft palate deformity?
Cleft lip and palate is a birth or congenital defect that roughly affects one in 800 live births.
cleft-palate-during-treatment at Richardsons dental and craniofacial hospital Nagercoil
Can speech be normal in patients with a cleft palate?
Yes, speech can [ + ]
Why are kids born with cleft lip and palate?
Cleft lip and cleft palate is a congenital deformity that roughly affects one in 800 live births. The exact precise reason is still unknown but various reasons from the maternal health to genetics play a very major [ + ]