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Late 2016 , i began to noticed that chloe’s smile wasnt symmetric with the rest of her facial expressions. I wished that my eyes werent decieving me but as a mom you cant ignore things that you feel in your gut arent right. So as a mom would do I [...]
By Chlo Chlo • May 15, 2018
To minimize missing school days, many kids get their elective surgery done over the summer vacation. But surgery and recovery can also mean missing out on summer fun. Knowing what to expect can help parents and kids plan ahead. Here are tips from two surgeons who perform some [...]
By Amy Albin • May 11, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W_f05v2HsA   “The first thing we thought was, ‘Oh my gosh, I hope this is not the C-word,’” says Angela Lomeli about her son, Alex, age 5. “That was the scary part.” It was a parent’s worst fear when Angela and her family learned about a suspicious [...]
By uclahealth • May 15, 2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmGPqSf8M8k   Baby Paul Lukas was born with Pierre Robin Sequence, a condition that results in a small jaw, cleft palate and big tongue. The critical problem was that when he was laid on his back, his tongue blocked his airway, causing him to turn blue and go into respiratory distress. Traditionally, babies with this condition have a tracheostomy placed in their...
By uclahealth • November 14, 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHpD2di10Eg   Aiden Waters is fortunate to be living in the 21st century when a surgical option exists for treating Sturge-Weber Syndrome. This rare congenital condition affects one in 50,000 Americans. In 4-year-old Aiden's case, a deep purple birthmark on his face and scalp was the first sign [...]
By uclahealth • October 3, 2008