Facial Trauma | Maxillofacial injury, Midface trauma, Facial injury, LeFort injuries
Facial trauma is any injury of the face and upper jaw bone.
The face is the most exposed region of our body to diverse traumatisms such as automobile accidents or violence accidents resulting in fractures of jawbone, orbit, etc.
In the treatment of a patient suffering from facial trauma there should be support studies carried out such as x-rays and computerized topographies that will allow an integrated diagnose. Some patients suffering from facial trauma will require hospitalization while others may be handled in the doctor's office.
The execution of a correct diagnosis is crucial, only this will allow the best surgical procedure with the smallest repercussions to be carried out according to each patients needs.
The Maxillofacial Surgeon is qualified with the knowledge and abilities to carry out this surgical procedure.