Palate Repair Surgery in Islamabad Pakistan Glamorous Clinic

Sometimes babies when they are in a mother’s womb lack to develop their upper lip, and palate structures properly. The lack of these structural developments results in a gap. This gap and congenital issue can lead to many serious complications in the future. The gap can lead a baby to suffer from breathing issues, as well as difficulty in eating. If your baby also suffers from the same issue, and you wish to help ease the difficulty of your baby. Then embark on the journey to discover more about Palate Repair Surgery in Islamabad Pakistan and how this surgery can benefit your child’s issue.

A Brief Guide To Palate Repair Surgery:

When the tissues of the lips and mouth do not form properly when the baby is in the development stages in the womb, they can suffer from an opening or gap known as cleft palate. The split at the top of the mouth or either on the lips can lead to many difficulties while performing different life functions. A palate repair is an intricate surgery that aims to restore the proper function of the mouth and enhance speech development in the child. The surgery aims to restore optimal oral harmony and create a normal seamless palate.

Is Your Child Suitable For Palotoplasty:

Our experts at Glamorous Clinic Islamabad understand how difficult life can be when your baby suffers from a congenital issue. Our experts will carefully examine the congenital defect of your child and then will let you know if you can undergo the treatment procedure:

  • If your baby was born with a cleft palate.
  • Your baby should be between the ages of 6 to 12 months because this is an optimal age for this treatment.
  • The baby should be healthy enough, and should not have any other serious health issues to undergo the treatment.
  • Babies who do not have malformations in the organs are ideal for the treatment.
  • If your child does not have any other developmental disorders.
  • The patient with palate issues must have a good stable weight.
  • If you wish to improve your child’s speech and oral functions.

Preparing For Palotoplasty:

Our healthcare providers at our clinic will first have a detailed consultation with the parents, and the child, in which they will inform you about certain instructions to follow before the surgery:

  • The healthcare provider will ask to pause any blood thinning medications for your baby.
  • Our experts will have a complete medical assessment of your baby and will examine the opening in the palate.
  • The parents should mentally prepare themselves, and their baby for the surgery.
  • As this is a delicate surgery so ensure to find a professional surgeon for the treatment
  • Do not feed your baby, or give them any formula milk six hours before the treatment.
  • Also, stop giving the patient solid foods before the procedure.

Surgical Details of Palate Repair:

The palatoplasty may take about 2 to 3 hours, the number of hours may also vary depending on the complexity of the procedure:

  • The baby will be under the sedation of general anesthesia to ensure maximum comfort of the patient and a painless surgery.
  • Healthcare providers will place a device inside the patient’s mouth so that it stays open during surgery.
  • In the next step, the surgeon will carefully create precise incisions on the side of the palate to have a visible view of the tissues, and muscles.
  • The next step is to carefully realign the tissues and sutures, to ensure a proper seamless palate.
  • Then the surgeon will perform careful closure of the incisions for optimal healing.
  • The patient will have to stay at the hospital for at least 2 days for proper monitoring. 

Post Palate Surgery Care:

Right after the treatment, your child will be in pain, so parents must make sure to emotionally support their child to ease their pain.

  • There will be swelling in the roof of the mouth for some time.
  • The child will have stitches in the treatment region for several days.
  • Try to feed your baby through a cup, but do not use straws.
  • If you notice any severe side effects or other symptoms immediately consult your healthcare provider.

Top Treatment Benefits:

The palate repair surgery at the right time will offer the patients the following benefits:

  • Clearer speech.
  • It helps restore the palate’s functional capabilities.
  • Enhances facial harmony.
  • Improves, and boosts the patient’s confidence.

Cost Details:

The Cost of Palate Repair Surgery in Islamabad varies for each patient. As this is a congenital issue health insurance will cover it. The cost will vary due to the following factors:

  • Surgeon’s fee.
  • The reputation of the clinic.
  • Anesthesia, and medicine charges.
  • Room fee.
  • Medical tests.

Reach Out To Us!

Glamorous Clinic Islamabad is dedicated to delivering intricate surgeries performed by our professional surgeons. So if you have any further concerns or questions about Palate Repair Surgery in Islamabad Pakistan, please contact us through the consultation form below.