By the fifth day of surgery we’ve evaluated 112 patients; 78 at the opening clinic and 34 as walk-ins during surgery days. One of those walk-ins on day four of surgery was Luhana. Luhana is plagued by the same type of cleft abnormality as her mother was born with. Her Mom’s cleft was corrected when she was 6 years old. Luhana is 3 years old. She came to Rotaplast because her grandfather watched our press conference on TV when Rotaplast first arrived in Lima. Though Luhana lives in Lumbayeque province, she and her parents traveled the 15 hours to get here. Luhana will have her operation today.
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