American Society of Plastic Surgeons
For Medical Professionals

裂 Lip and Palate Repair

Correcting Abnormal Development

裂 lip and palate repair surgically corrects abnormal development, restoring function to the lips and mouth and producing a more normal appearance.

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Auditory canal

A passage in the ear.


裂 lip repair surgery.

裂 lip

The incomplete formation of the upper lip.

裂 palate

The incomplete formation of the roof of the mouth.

A separation of the upper lip and/or the roof of the mouth.


Tissue that separates the nostrils.

General anesthesia

Drugs and/or gases used during an operation to relieve pain and alter consciousness.


Inside the mouth.

Intravenous sedation

Sedatives administered by injection into a vein to help you relax.


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