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Cleft lip repair - series—Indication

Indication

Overview

Cleft lip repair and cleft palate repair are indicated for:

  • Repair of physical deformity
  • Nursing, feeding, or speech problems resulting from cleft lip or palate

Review Date 5/15/2019

Updated by: Tang Ho, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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