Lilah’s Journey – The Sutures Are Out

June 16, 2011 Lilah's Journey, tessier cleft 0 Comments

 Lilah’s mom, Paige, has chronicled her daughter’s journey to repair her Tessier Cleft. We have shared Lilah’s story here, as the treatment has progressed. Lilah’s final surgery was to repair her eye, complete a bone graft for her cleft and make some soft tissue changes. All the posts in this series can be found here.


Day 3 surgery

Day 5 Surgery

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Today, Lilah had a little OR to remove all of her sutures. We can see her eye opening up and looking better every day. It will take about 6 – 8 weeks to see how it will look completely healed. Other than the scarring from the sutures, which will take a bit longer to fade.

Lilah before:
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Read more about Lilah and her family at Life’s Little Wonders.



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