Trinity was born with cleft lip and palate & has undergone many surgeries in 10 years. She plans to keep singing and inspiring others.
A pediatric plastic surgeon specializing in reconstructive plastic surgery has joined CHOC. Dr. Raj Vyas sees patients with a variety of complex conditions including clefts and craniofacial anomalies. “Care at CHOC is delivered in such a multidisciplinary fashion, allowing for complex higher-level discussions and nuanced treatment planning in both standard and exceptional circumstances. There is […]
Many babies are born with small blemishes—a little patch of redness here, a birthmark there. These typically aren’t cause for concern, and most go away on their own. But what if they don’t? When Casey Lang was born, she had two small marks on her body: one on her left cheek, and one on her […]
Just like most sisters, Tristyn and Raigyn Snyder will share toys, clothes and friends throughout their lives. They also share something unique: a genetic condition called Van der Woude syndrome. In the Genes When Cindy Snyder was 12 weeks pregnant with Tristyn, a prenatal ultrasound showed that the baby had a bilateral cleft lip and […]
CHOC Children’s is the only hospital in Orange County to offer comprehensive treatment and surgery for patients with a facial condition that can limit breathing in infants. Pierre Robin Sequence is a birth condition wherein a baby has a small jaw and a small, receding chin. As a result, the tongue tends to be displaced […]