Bilateral Cleft Lip Repair: Surgical Tutorial for Professionals

A bilateral complete cleft lip, which has been previously treated with nasoalvoelar molding, is repaired with the Millard-Mulliken technique, which employs reconstruction of the orbicularis oris muscle by advancing bilateral muscular segments.

This tutorial for medical professionals was developed to supplement learning of a common surgical technique and is not intended to replace formal surgical training.

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Why Choose the Cleft Lip and Palate Program

Founded in 1953 as part of our internationally recognized Facial Reconstruction Center, our Cleft Lip and Palate Program is one of the largest in the nation.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate

In this video, clinicians and patient families talk about the diagnosis and treatment of cleft lip and palate, the most common congenital facial anomaly.