Surgical correction of the cleft lip Los Angeles birth deformity is typically performed around 3-6 months of age. The procedure commonly involves repairing nostril asymmetry (tip rhinoplasty), as well as the lip deformity.

Surgical correction of the cleft palate Los Angeles birth defect is usually performed around 9-12 months of age. In addition to repairing the cleft in the roof of the mouth, ear tubes are commonly placed during the procedure to help prevent ear infections.