Craniomaxillofacial trauma, or trauma of the skull and face, requires prompt and accurate diagnosis to ensure proper treatment. This is because the trauma often results in complex bony and soft tissue injuries.
At the Johns Hopkins Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, our physicians approach treating craniomaxillofacial trauma through cutting-edge diagnostic and surgical techniques. Because they are board-certified in both otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery, they have the expertise and experience to reconstruct the features of the face, returning patients to full functionality and appearance.
The wide spread use of high-resolution CT scanners and three-dimensional CT formatting has greatly enhanced preoperative bony analysis and planning by providing a life-like simulation of the fractures.
In spite of accurate diagnosis and injury analysis, some patients develop long term functional or cosmetic deformities that require additional intervention. Common post-traumatic facial deformities include:
- Soft tissue atrophy
- Post-traumatic enopthalmus
- Post-traumatic telecanthus
- Malar flattening
- Cranial defects
Our facial cosmetic surgeons offer innovative approaches to treating these post-traumatic deformities. Combining advanced craniofacial techniques with rapid prototyping technology and stereolithography corrective templates and models are made and used in pre-operative planning and intra-operative design of restorative surgery.
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To request an appointment or to get more information about the Johns Hopkins Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, please call 877-546-4530.