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Removal of Metal Plates from Face?

Assaulted 6 months ago. Saw awful surgeon outside of seattle to fix facial fractures including zygomatic break. Have mesh under eye due to full blow... READ MORE

Maxilla Fracture Healing Time?

I am a 16 year old male. I had an accident on 24th june where I got a fracture on my face(maxillary). Doctors said I may need a maxillofacial surgery... READ MORE

Can a Facial Muscle, Left Risorius and Left Zygomaticus Major, Post Accident and Surgery Be Reattached? (photo)

I cannot lift the left side of my mouth. I had a severe accident in which plates were used to repair facial fractures. I can only smile on the right... READ MORE

Overlooked Zygomatic Fracture (3 Years Ago) - How Many Incisions Needed to Have Reposition of the Whole Bone? (photo)

I'm looking for some surgeons in the Europe or USA who have great experience in the osteotomy of that bone. I wonder how many incision and where are... READ MORE

Chronic Infraorbital Nerve Compression - 3 Years?

I have chronic minor compression of the infraorbital nerve (little paresthesia) due to originally overlooked zygomatic/maxillary fracture. My... READ MORE

Surgery Leading to Possible Nerve Damage of the Forehead/upper Eye Brow. Should I Be Concerned?

I am most likely getting a procedure to fix my post fractured zygoma. The surgery would consist of removing bone from the zygomatic arch area. The... READ MORE

Orbital Bone Fracture?

I got a orbital bone fracture 4 years ago and have still been getting surgeries. I had notice after my one surgery that my eyeball dropped and was way... READ MORE

Should a See a DMD/DDS Maxillofacial Surgeon or Cosmetic Facial Surgeon for a Zygomatic Osteotomy?

I suffered a zygomatic fracture 3 years ago and i want to get an osteotomy to remove the protruding bone from my zygomatic arch for a better symmetry.... READ MORE

Need Some Advice After Facial Trauma?

Male medical student - was applying in the match for last year, had to withdraw because of some personal issues. very bothered after facial trauma... READ MORE

Zygoma Fracture About 6 Months Ago and It is Misaligned? (photo)

I had a fracture in the zygoma about 6 months ago and it is misaligned. The eye has sunken about 2-3 mm and its causing some sight problems. I got a... READ MORE

Can I Elevate a Depressed Skull?

I suffered a depressed skull fracture 6 months ago on the supraorbital foramen. I had left the fracture to heal without elevating it. Can this... READ MORE

Should I get surgery for my fractured cheekbone? (photos)

3 weeks ago I fractured my right cheekbone in a few places and was told yesterday by the NHS that because I do not look like I have a fracture that I... READ MORE

My Grandson Was Playing Soccer and Got an Elbow to His Forehead. Now Has a Depression?

Taken to the ER where a CT showed he has a fracture of the frontal sinus. He received 3 stiches to close up a laceration. His forehead now shows a... READ MORE

Multiple facial fractures after car accident: Right side of face is numb - Will the feeling come back? (Photo)

7 weeks ago I was involved in a serious car accident I received multible facial fractures, I had 5 plates fitted in my face.Since the accident the... READ MORE

Zygoma Arch Fracture Reconstruction, 3rd Try or Not? Would Leaving It As is Cause Future Problems? (photo)

I had 2 operations to repair zygoma arch fracture among other fractures. 1st, the docs pushed the fracture from the cut made in the mouth which did... READ MORE

Can a Zygomatic Bone Fracture Be Put Back into Original Position?

I had a zygomatic bone fracture about 9 months ago it moved 1 mm on the left. I now see the difference. The right side looks more defined. I would... READ MORE

Swimming/Snorkeling on the Water Surface Five Weeks After Orbital Floor Fracture?

Per the CT Scan of my orbital floor fracture: "The fracture defect measures approx. 12mm in transverse dimension. No fluid in paranasal sinuses.... READ MORE

Infraorbital Nerve Cutted (Totally)?

My maxillofacial suregon told me that my infraorbtial canal is totally damaged - not patent due to overlooked zygomatic-maxillary fracture. Hence... READ MORE

Is There Something to Fix 1 Cheek Fatter Than the Other?

I had maxillofacial surgery for broken cheekbone now 1 cheek is puffy and sticks out farther than the other. The doctor said it was something like the... READ MORE

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