Both girls were born with cleft lips and palates, caused when the roof of the mouth and the lips fail to fuse together properly in the womb, causing disfigurement, speech problems and often malnutrition because children with the condition struggle to feed properly.
IT is not yet midday and, already, the temperature is marching past 30 degrees outside Sialkot Airport, opened 10 years to the relief of travellers spared the gridlock of Islamabad or Lahore, traffic jostles for position.
A young man has helped 10 children with cleft lip and palates undergo treatment in Pakistan after his face was transformed by a Hull surgeon. Jack Smith, 21, underwent five operations on the NHS after he was born with a cleft lip and palate.
During a recent trip to Multan, Pakistan (December 2016) Mr Riaz, on behalf of OPSA of which he is a trustee, was delighted to be able to hand over a Doppler Machine to the Burns Unit in Multan, Pakistan.
During his trip to Multan, Pakistan in December 2016, Mr Riaz was honoured to be invited to open the newly established Seminar/Conference Room and Medical Library at the Burns & Plastic Surgery Unit situated at the Nishtar Medical College and Hospital in Multan.
In the fascinating 45-minute live surgery video, and accompanying Powerpoint webinar, Muhammad talks us through his unique approach, and makes this technique look easy, which could not be further from the reality!