2016 Surgical Campaign Review

From January 31st – February 5th, 2016

the FACES Surgical Team treated

54 patients

and realized

103 procedures

Number treated at Hospital Belen:  40 patients
Number treated at Hospital Regional:  14 patients


Under the age of 2 —>                         23 patients
Between the ages of 2 and 12 —>      21 patients
Ages 13-17 —>                                       5 patients
Older than 18 —>                                    5 patients


cleft palate repair 20
cleft lip repair 12
lip revision 9
pharyngeal flap 4
alveolar bone graft 1
palate revision 8
ear tube placement 20
tonsillectomy 1
facial cleft repair 1
FAMM flap 1
sphincter pharyngoplasty 2
lingual frenulotomy 3
dental extraction 2
lip mucocele excision 1
rhinoplasty 6
primary rhinoplasty 12

 Children born with a cleft lip and / or palate often require multiple surgeries. We follow all of our patients and invite them to see us annually for evaluation and, if necessary, additional surgeries. These patients are truly becoming extended family for us.


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