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A cleft is a fissure or a gap that occurs in the facial features such as the nose, palate and the lips. This cleft is mostly caused because of the deformities during the gestation period in the mother's womb. The clefts can be easily corrected with the help of surgery by the best cleft palate surgeon in India. Cleft palate treatment in India is very common process but requires great skill on the part of the best cleft palate surgeon to make sure that how the facial features look and how they function is as ideal as possible.
Cleft palate treatment Mumbai is done in order to correct the gap that appears in the jaw and the hole in the roof of the mouth. Cleft palate occurs when the parts of skull that are supposed to join together to form the palate do not do so, leaving a gap. A cleft palate can lead to many problems such as ear infections, dental problems, speech problems, difficulty in swallowing and a nasal speaking voice. Cleft palate treatment is also necessary because it can cause a serious dent in the self-confidence of the child. If your baby has a cleft palate or cleft nose then you must contact the best cleft palate surgeon in India to make sure that your baby gets the best cleft palate treatment in India.
Best cleft palate surgeon in Mumbai will ask for a lot of patience from the part of both the parents and the baby also for the cleft palate treatment. The best cleft palate surgeon in Mumbai will explain to you that several years of many surgical procedures will be needed to give a good result. The cleft palate treatment Mumbai starts as early as the age of six to twelve months depending on the baby's health and continues till they are in their teens. Best cleft palate surgeon will also examine and understand if there is a cleft lip and/or cleft nose then the surgeries can be done simultaneously. The first cleft palate treatment surgery done by the best cleft palate surgeon in India is to correct the defect in palate so that the baby can feed better and the risk of ear infects reduces. Once the first step of the cleft palate treatment Mumbai is done it is also easier for the patient to have jaw movement and movement of other facial bones. The next state of cleft palate treatment in India begins at the age of eight years. The best cleft palate surgeon working on the upper jaw structure is given support with grafts and braces are put in to straighten the teeth and correct the structures. Cleft palate treatment Mumbai also includes scar revisions and other plastic surgery by the best cleft palate surgeon in Mumbai but it is done only after adolescence.
Cleft palate surgery cost in India is also another important factor that is considered by the parents. The cleft palate surgery cost in India includes various factors such as the fees of the best cleft palate surgeon in India, hospital fees, post-operative care, the speech therapist, the orthodontist and other experts. Since cleft palate is a long treatment therefore the cleft palate surgery cost in India should be discussed beforehand with the surgeon. The cleft palate surgery cost in India might also include the cleft lip and cleft nose surgery if they are also done together. Parents are often encouraged to discuss with the best cleft palate surgeon about the costs in detail.
The cleft nose surgery is also an important aspect of the cleft surgery which plays an important role in correcting the full anatomic features of a face. The cleft in the nose can be unilateral or bilateral. Cleft nose surgery involves correcting the skin, cartilage, mucosa and skeletal structure of the nose. Cleft nose surgery in India is done in three stages in the primary rhinoplasty (nose surgery) and is often done as a part of the full cleft repair. In the cleft nose surgery the symmetry and projection of the nasal tip is corrected with the help of repositioning the cartilages and the septum. The second stage of cleft nose surgery in India is the intermediate rhinoplasty that is done between the ages of four to six of the children. This is done in combination with the cleft palate and cleft lip surgery to get a better symmetry of the features. This cleft nose surgery aims to correct the position of the underlying cartilage so that the deformity does not appear again once the full nasal growth is achieved.
Secondary, Rhinoplasty as the final state of the cleft nose surgery in India is done once the full nasal growth is complete. Cartilage grafts are often used to support the structure of the nose so that the tip definition is complete and well defined and does not collapse in future. Whether it is unilateral or bilateral nasal cleft it is very important that the other facial features such as the lips and palate are kept in mind and the best cleft palate surgeon in Mumbai will know how to achieve this.
Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.