Wednesday, August 5, 2009

darrel lip revison surgery

Today was a big day in my sons rather short life.  He was born with a cleft lip.  Before he was a year old he had a surgery done to repair his lip.  He looked like a bunny rabbit.   The doctor said before he went to kindergarten they would do a revision on the lip as his mouth change as his teeth came and he got bigger.  Today was the day for that revision.  The following photos are pictures from before to recovery time at home. 

The first photo is of darrel in his gown with his two surgery buddies little dog and his teddy bear. 
The second photo is him smiling some more for the camera. 
This photo is a close up of how his lip looked before the surgery.  He basically has a fat lip due to scar tissue from the previous surgery. 

This is a shot of him just before he we head home he was still to out of it to really walk to the car. 

This is how his lip looks right now with the stitches in. He will get those out on august 14th.  He pretty much camped out on the sofa with a strawberry smoothie and any movie he wants to watch.   He on a liquid diet tell the stitches come out. 

thanks for taking the time to read a little more about what been going on in my world. 


  1. Aww poor guy, feel better soon.

  2. It's always so hard when one of our little ones has to go through something like that. He looks like a real trooper. Give him an extra hug from me.

  3. Your son is beautiful! Before and after. I hope he has a speedy recovery and I am happy for this milestone for you and your family!

  4. Thank you for visiting my blog. I hope your little boy has a very speedy recover....he's a doll!