Tag: aesthetic-plastic-reconstructive-surgery

The importance of an experienced team in the cleft lift/palate treatment
The importance of an experienced team in the cleft lift/palate treatment

Prof. Dr. Hakan Ağır: The importance of an experienced team in the cleft lift/palate treatment “If you are not doing these surgeries quite often, you shouldn’t be touching the patient”. These are the words of a world-renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon specialized in cleft surgery, Professor Hakan Ağır, an ACIBADEM expert, also known as the […] Read More
Cleft lift and cleft palate – the causes known so far and the difficulty of the diagnosis
Cleft lift and cleft palate – the causes known so far and the difficulty of the diagnosis

Prof. Dr. Hakan Ağır – an ACIBADEM expert and a world-renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon – is famous especially for the hundreds of cases of cleft surgeries he has performed during his career. In the following material, the doctor speaks about these diagnoses that may frighten families: the cleft lift and the cleft palate. More […] Read More
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the causes, diagnosis and treatment
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the causes, diagnosis and treatment

Statistically, 1 in 1.000 children is born with cleft lip and cleft palate – birth defects that occur when a baby’s lip or mouth do not form properly during pregnancy. A cleft lip happens if the tissue that makes up the lip does not join completely before birth, and this results in an opening in […] Read More
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the best surgical treatment
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the best surgical treatment

Children diagnosed with cleft lift and cleft palate will go, on average, through 5-6 surgeries until they reach 18 years old. They will develop a strong and special relationship with the surgeon that will help them have a normal life, with a normal capacity of speech, with a very close to normal physical aspect. It’s […] Read More
Cleft Lip-Palate Problem Is Not A Destiny!
Cleft Lip-Palate Problem Is Not A Destiny!

Similitudes between people hurt children! Such expressions as ‘rabbit lip’, ‘wolf mouth’ are in fact thought to be innocent or even cute while talking about the problem of cleft lip-palate. However, such similitudes cause inflicting a deep wound in little hearts especially in childhood! Professor Hakan Ağır, an aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist at Acıbadem […] Read More
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