Most information I've found relates to someone with facial trauma who is experiencing muscle atrophy, but i'm experiencing the opposite. The muscles have swollen on the affected side. It basically looks like the swelling hasn't gone down all the way. What could the underlying reason be, and what do I do to fix this? I've been told it could be fatty scar tissue.
Procedure for Fixing Facial Asymmetry Due to Trauma?
Botox Price Calculator
What would you like to change?
Enter your info to request custom estimates from three local providers.
These providers will send a more accurate price based on your needs.
Doctor Answers 1
Procedure for fixing facial asymmetry due to trauma
If it is swelling that is causing the asymmetry then the elixir of time is best. Light pressure with a facial sling or your hand can help. Swelling usually goes down with time but can be prolonged because of scarring and colapse of the lymphatic channels. In rare cases, a parotid gland or duct injury can lead to a parotid cyst. Fatty scar tissue? Doubt it.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.