Surgical Campaign by the Numbers…

From January 27 – February 2, 2018

the FACES Surgical Team treated

49 patients

Number treated at Hospital Belen:  32 patients
Number treated at Hospital Regional:  17 patients
Under the age of 2 —>                         18 patients
Between the ages of 2 and 12 —>      19 patients
Ages 13-17 —>                                       7 patients
Older than 18 —>                                    4 patients
cleft palate repair 22
cleft lip repair 22
nose revision 6
pharyngeal flap 1
alveolar bone graft 3
ear tube placement 1
sphincter pharyngoplasty 2
dental extraction 1
rhinoplasty 1

Speech Therapy

Parent Training Sessions 20

Evaluations and Therapy Sessions 45

Nasopharyngoscopies 10

First-Time Friends

Liam before and after

Liam, pre and post-op

Jesus Wilmer, before and after

Jesus Wilmer, pre and post-op

 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.

Johan throughout the years

Johan, throughout the years

Normalida throughout the years


Normalida, growing into a beautiful young woman


Maya throughout the years


Maya, from baby to toddler to sweet little girl