Facial Fractures

The management of a pediatric facial fracture is often complex and requires exemplary management. Pediatric facial fractures can occur because of trauma or birth deformity. Our craniofacial surgeons Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute are experienced in treating all types of facial fractures. The most common types of fractures are nasal, orbital, and zygomatic. Outcomes are dependent upon a thorough initial evaluation, correct injury assessment, and timely initiation of chosen treatment. The diagnosis of a pediatric facial fracture will consist of a physical examination and typically includes an imaging evaluation. The surgical treatment plan of a pediatric facial fracture must be carefully weighed ensure the patient and surgical timing are appropriate.