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Step 1- Evaluation 

Complete your appointment with your surgeon. Your surgeon will evaluate your injury and determine if you need to have surgery. Most of the time, you will be asked to bring your CT scan to the appointment so your surgeon can see the images of the injury. 

Step 2- Surgery

If surgery is required, you will have a procedure to correct the facial fracture. 

Step 3- Recovery & Follow Up 

You can expect to be swollen in the area of your injury. It is important that you follow your post-operative instructions and attend your appointments as scheduled. If you did not require surgery for your injury, follow up monitoring is important as well. 

Financial Information 

We are in network with most major insurances and many HMOs. You can check our network status with your insurance company. 

We are happy to provide an estimate of benefits to you so you know what to expect in terms of your financial responsibility. 

A facial fracture is a break in one or more of the bones in your face. The bones in your face include those around your eye, your cheekbones, and the bones of your nose and jaw. A facial fracture may also cause damage to nearby tissue.

The most common isolated fracture site was the nasal bone (37.7%), followed by the mandible (30%), orbital bones (7.6%), zygoma (5.7%), maxilla (1.3%) and the frontal bone (0.3%). The largest group with complex fractures included the inferior region of the orbital floor and zygomaticomaxilla (14%).

Numbness following cheek fractures is relatively common. Cheek fractures often involve the bony channel through which the sensory nerve of the cheek travels. If the nerve is not severed due to trauma, the prognosis for return of sensation is quite good.

Some patients will need their jaws wires shut after mandible fracture repair, depending on the fracture pattern. 

Facial Fractures

Facial fractures can happen for a variety of reasons to pretty much anyone. Most facial fractures are a result of trauma to the face that resulted in the bones of the face breaking. It is common for facial fractures to occur after a fall, car or work acciedent, or sports injury. From your jaw to your eye socket, there are many different bones in your face that when injured can result in an cosmetic deformity or a functional problem with crewing, seeing, or breathing. Because of both the cosmetic and functional issues of facial fractures, it is important that you seek out a surgeon that has special training in managing facial fractures. 

Understanding Craniolfacial Surgery

Craniofacial surgery is a subspeciality in plastic surgery that focuses on aquired and congenital deformaties of the head, skull, and neck. Craniofacial surgeons deal with bone, nerves, soft tissue because the structures of the face are related to each other in their form and function. Craniofacial surgery is a fellowship that plastic surgeons complete after their plastic surgery training. 

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