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facial trauma

overview

Facial trauma is any injury to the face or jaw, ranging from fractures to more serious cuts. Types of facial trauma commonly treated by ear, nose and throat specialists (ENTs) include:

  • Fractures of the skull (cranial fractures), cheekbones (zygomatic fractures) or jawbone (maxillary fractures)
  • Serious cuts (lacerations)

treatment options

Sometimes facial trauma requires stitches or reconstructive surgery. At Aurora, our ENT specialists work closely with plastic surgeons. Should you need reconstructive surgery, know that you will be in the hands of a skilled, collaborative team.

Learn more about reconstructive plastic surgery at Aurora.

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