Its almost 4 weeks from now and i feel numbness but its better now than last few weeks do i need an implant
Do I need an implant: facial fracture in Zygomatic arch and maxilla. (Photo)
Doctor Answers 1
Depends on your appearance
jralipala: The CT scan image is helpful. Did you have a titanium plate put in? If not, it would hard at this point to plate the fracture, which is the usual treatment. In terms of implant, do you mean a titanium plate, or a silicone implant to help with cosmesis? If you have a fracture that was never put into the proper position and now have a cosmetic deformity, you should see a plastic surgeon and they can discuss fillers versus fat grafting versus permanent silicone facial implants versus surgery to improve the appearance. Best of luck.
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