My son had the pharyngoplasty done twice. The first time wasn't quite tight enough and didn't produce the speech sounds they were looking for. The 2nd one was very tight and greatly improved his speech inteligibility. It was tough afterwards dealing with the sleeping/snoring afterwards. But that improved with time.
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: MY DAUGHTER LACEY IS 4 AND SHE HAS HAD A
: REPAIR AT 15 MOS BUT STILL HAS SPEECH
: PROBLEMS. WE ARE SCHEDULAED TO HAVE A
: SPHINCTER PHARYNGOPLASTY DONE IN 3 WEEKS SO
: I WAS WONDER IN IF ANYONE HAS HAD THIS DONE
: AND HOW THEY DONE WITH SPEECH AFTERWARDS?
: ALSO HAS ANYONE HAD TO HAVE THE SOFT PALLET
: REPAIRED MORE THAN ONCE BECAUSE IT WAS
: SPLITING? THANKS
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