Facial fractures, trauma and congenital facial deformities

Facial Fractures, Trauma & Congenital Facial Deformities Treatment in Greenwich, CT

At Greenwich ENT we understand the sensitivity of having trauma, deformities and fractures occur to the face. Our doctors are here to help alleviate the anxiety and stress associated with your facial trauma and deformity. Learn more about facial fractures, facial trauma and congenital facial deformities.

Facial Fractures

Depending on the severity of the fracture, not all facial fractures require surgery! Facial fractures can occur from sports injuries, falls and other facial trauma that make a fracture occur.
Different Types of Facial Fractures Include:
  • Nasal fractures
  • Orbital fractures
  • Maxillary Sinus fractures
  • Zygomatic fractures
  • Tripod fractures
  • Mandible fracture
  • LeFort fractures

Facial Trauma

Facial trauma can occur in the upper facial region, midfacial, mandibular and soft tissues of the face. This type of trauma can range from being minor to disfiguring depending on the severity of the trauma.
Facial Trauma is Recognized by:
  • Bruising around the eyes
  • Skin Lacerations
  • Distance Between the eyes widening
  • Abnormal Sensations on the cheek
  • Movement of the upper jaw when the head is stabilized


Congenital Facial Deformities

Congenital craniofacial deformities are defects that have occurred from abnormal growth and/or development of the head and bones.
Types of Congenital Facial Deformities:
  • Macrocephaly
  • Microcephaly
  • Craniosynostosis (Sagittal craniosynostosis & Coronal craniosynostosis)
  • Eye anomalies (Hypertelorism, Hypotelorism, Coloboma, Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia)
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cleft Lip
  • Micrognathia (small mandible)
  •  Pierre Robin sequence
  • Agnathia
  • Microtia
  • External Auditory Canal Atresia
Contact the ear, nose throat specialists at Greenwich ENT for more information on facial fractures, facial trauma and congenital facial deformity treatment today!
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