Craniofacial surgery is an operation to fix congenital defects of the cranium. This problems that were present at birth, or injuries to the soft tissue and bone in the head and neck. Your child’s craniofacial surgery will be done under general anesthesia which means that he or she will be sound asleep during the surgery. There are important rules for eating and drinking that must be followed in the hours before the surgery. This surgery usually takes about 8.5 hours, depending on the type and sternness of your child’s modernization. The patient will stay in the hospital for at least 3 days after the surgical treatment.
Craniofacial surgery is a type of plastic surgery that deals with the alteration and rebuilding of malformations or problems of the skull. Craniofacial surgery is performed by highly trained surgeon who is supported by a extremely skilled team. The craniofacial surgical team includes a pediatric craniofacial surgeon. The craniofacial surgeon works on and around the skull and the face. The craniofacial surgery is one of the largest programs in the country. The craniofacial surgery will help you in all surgical operations. We will take the physical exam to follow by CT scans to confirm the conclusion of the surgery by our surgeons. An eye exam by a pediatric ophthalmologist eye surgeon should follow in addition to a consultation with a pediatric neuro surgeon or brain surgeon. Along with the craniofacial surgeon, we will map out the plan for your child’s reconstructive craniofacial surgery.