Brain Damaged Child and Father

Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip Surgery in Kerala, India- Image 1

Dr. Adenwalla, a Smile Train surgeon, consults with a father about a cleft lip operation on his son. The child is severely brain damaged and will never speak making a cleft palate and lip repair a subject of discussion between the doctor and father. Cleft palate repairs are most often done to fix speech impediments.
Smile Train is a non-profit organization that funds free cleft palate and cleft lip repairs around the world. (image by Matt McInnis)
Brain Damaged Child and Father Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip Surgery in Kerala, India- Image 1 Dr. Adenwalla, a Smile Train surgeon, consults with a father about a cleft lip operation on his son. The child is severely brain damaged and will never speak making a cleft palate and lip repair a subject of discussion between the doctor and father. Cleft palate repairs are most often done to fix speech impediments. Smile Train is a non-profit organization that funds free cleft palate and cleft lip repairs around the world.
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