Facial Injuries / Facial Bone Fracture


Facial injuries can occur due to road traffic accident (RTA), domestic violence , sports injury, self –fall, assault etc. Facial injuries involves skin , soft tissue and bone either individually or involving more than two bones. Skin laceration can be primarily closed by simple sutures and good esthethic can be obtained . Whereas bone fracture including simple to complicated pan facial fracture also can be treated with perfection. Untreated or improperly treated fractures can also be refractured and fixed. Among the facial skeletal naso-ethmoidal complex fixation is challenging which needs proper investigation and treatment. With respect to orbital bone fracture very good reduction of fracture and proper fixation produces good vision and function. Joint fracture (Temporomandibular Joint) should be properly fixed to restore proper chewing and achieves good cosmosis.