Cleft palates are typically repaired between 8 and 12 months of age.First surgery is needed to repair the lip and a separate surgery is needed to repair the palate, several surgeries are needed to make the lip appear as normal as possible, after that speech therapy is improved .Cleft Lip Surgery cost in Malaysia is between USD 3150 to USD 3850. Patient has to stay in the hospital for 1 days and outside the hospital for 1 days. The total cost of the treatment depends on the diagnosis and facilities opted by the patient.
The cost of Cleft Lip includes:
Patient's hospital stay (Patient may need to stay in the hospital for 1 to 2 days for vital checks and recovery)
Note - Patients with Cleft Lip Surgery may need speech therapy and dental care.
The overall cost of the procedure also varies based on the patient's condition and preferences. Some of these factors are:
Type of hospital and room opted
Any additional tests may be required
An extended stay at the Hospital
Cost of Accommodation during follow-ups, in case the patient is not a local resident
Listing approximate price of Cleft Lip Surgery and some related procedures. The prices may change depending upon the centers and condition of the patient.
|Treatment name||Cost range|
|Cleft Lip Surgery||USD 2800 to USD 4200|
A cleft lip or cleft palate is generally noticed right away at birth and doesn't need tests for diagnosis. However, cleft may be detected in patients during a prenatal ultrasound. Before the surgery, the patient will be weighed and have blood pressure and temperature documented. The cost for these tests is a part of the package.
Medications given at the hospital to prepare for the surgery are a part of the package price. However, once the patient is discharged, the medicines will not be included in the package.
The operation usually takes 1 to 2 hours and most patients are kept in the hospital for 1 to 2 days for vital checks and recovery.
It is advised to wear arm splints for 3 weeks if the surgery was done on a child to avoid accidentally damaging the repair. It is important to take over-the-counter pain medicines such as Tylenol or Advil as directed by the doctor. These will not be covered in the package.
Cleft lip surgery is generally not covered by insurance companies. However, you must check with your provider to know if the cover may be provided.
A cleft is treated with surgery, and treatments such as speech therapy and dental care may also be needed to provide the best possible outcome.
For patients planning to travel abroad it is useful to know the price in destinations popular with medical travellers. The price for Cleft Lip Surgery in different countries is approximately:
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