Facial Trauma is described in medical terminology as maxillofacial trauma. The human face being a complex part with soft tissues and when a person meets with an accident with severe injuries on the face, the pain and discomfort experienced by the person is called Facial Trauma. Obviously the face taking a direct beating by any hard object can cause this condition.
HOW IS FACIAL TRAUMA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosing the facial trauma involves a thorough physical examination by a general physician who may suggest an x-ray to identify any major or minor fractures. Accordingly treatment plan will be initiated.
HOW IS FACIAL TRAUMA TREATED?
Facial trauma treatment involves administering pain medications to reduce the swelling and pain. Treatment will depend upon the extent of damage and the location of the injury. Age, health conditions and other lifestyle aspects will be taken into consideration to suggest a treatment which may involve a cosmetic surgery.
DID YOU KNOW?
Facial trauma may result in disfigurement of face and loss of function to certain facial parts.