Birth deformities

Ashwini at her wedding

Ashwini

Ashwini was born with left unilateral cleft lip and palate. She came for treatment at birth. Below is her journey with New Faces. Left: Before surgery, Right: Post Surgery, after lip correction    Left: Ashwini at age 12, Right: Ashwini at Age 16, levelling and alignment of teeth   Ashwini at age 20: Preparation for surgery […]

Thaseena

Thaseena

Thaseena was born with an enlarged upper jaw, due to which she was unable to close her mouth. The upper jaw also had proclined teeth. The lower jaw was backwardly placed. Since she is in the growth phase, she was treated using growth modification appliances and orthodontics. The first phase of treatment was 2 years. […]

Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate

Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate

             Pretreatment: Frontal viewPatient was born with unilateral cleft lip and palate. The surgery was performed by Dr. Vijay Joseph in St. John’s Medical College and Hospital with financial assistance from the Trust.   Patient after 2 years      

Bilateral Cleft Lip Repair

Bilateral Cleft Lip Repair

Pretreatment The patient was born with bilateral cleft lip and palate. This means that the cleft is found on both sides of the lip. With financial assistance from the Trust, surgery was performed at St. John’s Medical College and Hospital by Dr. Vijay Joseph. Patient at 1 year follow up