Facial trauma, also called maxillofacial trauma, is any physical trauma to the face. Facial trauma can involve soft tissue injuries such as burns, lacerations and bruises, or fractures of the facial bones such as nasal fractures and fractures of the jaw, as well as trauma such as eye injuries. Dr. Blaine utilizes the most modern surgical techniques and specialized instrumentation to repair facial fractures.
Patients who cannot function normally or who have significant deformity will need surgery. The goal of treatment is to:
Treatment should be immediate, as long as the person is stable and there are no neck fractures or life-threatening injuries. If you are interested in facial trauma surgery, or want to learn more about the procedure, feel free to call us at 631-237-3392.
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