Medical Info


About Cleft Lip & Palate

Cleft means 'split' or 'separation'. During early pregnancy separate areas of the face develop individually and then join together. If some parts do not join properly the result is a cleft, the type and severity of which can vary.

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Pierre Robin Sequence

Articles and information to help you find out more about Pierre Robin Sequence.

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Stickler Syndrome

By Wendy Hughes, Founder of the Stickler Syndrome Support Group.

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Medical Articles

Browse our medical library of articles about various cleft lip & palate topics

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Need to talk?

We have parent contacts available throughout the UK to support families affected by cleft lip and/or palate.

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UK Specialist Cleft Teams

Contact details of UK hospitals designated for Cleft Lip & Palate treatment.

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Surgery photos

To give you an idea of what can be achieved with surgery, we've put together a gallery of pre- and post- operation photos.

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Online Resources

A list of other useful websites with information about Cleft Lip & Palate and related conditions.

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