Injuries to face or birth defects of the face can be corrected and aesthetic appearance can be restored with the help of this branch of plastic surgery.
Traumatic injuries to face following accidents need plastic surgical precision while stitching the wounds to give a near scar less appearance to the face.
Fractures of the upper or lower jaw or the cheek bones can lead to difficulty in mouth opening or chewing food, thus disabling the patient for life, apart from the poor cosmetic appearance. By fixing the fractures of face by mini plates and screws, these problems could be avoided.
Appearance of the face can be enhanced manifold by correction of the small jaw, large jaw or back shifted jaw.