Maxillofacial injury; Midface trauma; Facial injury; LeFort injuries
Patients who cannot function normally or who have significant deformity will need surgery.
The goal of treatment is to:
Treatment should be immediate, as long as the person is stable and there are no neck fractures or life-threatening injuries.
Patients generally do very well with proper treatment. You will probably look different than you did before your injury. You may need to have more surgery 6 - 12 months later.
General complications include, but are not limited to:
Go to the emergency room or call the local emergency number (such as 911) if you have a severe injury to your face.
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