All over the world there are people born with cleft lip and palate abnormalities who suffer both physically and emotionally, especially children who can become malnourished and prone to ear infections and hearing loss. .
Future Of Smiles Mission is a medical campaign that took place in India, specifically in the West Bengal region. It was organized by the Inga Health Foundation and supported by Operation Smile Inc, an international medical organization that for 35 years has strived to provide comprehensive and free surgeries in the most neglected areas of the world. Thousands of volunteer healthcare professionals from more than 80 countries, including the Renaissance Center for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, have helped improve the health and lives of children and adults born with a cleft lip, cleft lip, or lip. other facial deformities in more than 60 countries.
During this campaign, the organizers focused their efforts on providing comprehensive medical diagnoses to patients. These assessments help determine if a patient is safe for surgery. More than 120 people were operated on during this campaign. Accommodation and food were also provided and transportation reimbursed.
The mission included a multidisciplinary team of volunteer physicians from the United States, Sweden, Canada, Egypt, Morocco (including our center), Australia, Madagascar and India.
To create long-term self-sufficiency in resource-poor areas, Operation Smile has also trained doctors and health professionals across the country, so they can treat their local communities in the future.
As a reminder, the renaissance center for aesthetic surgery recently participated in a medical campaign in Morocco: https://chirurgie-esthetique-marrakech.com/campagne-medicale-el-kelaa-des-sraghna/