Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

The Craniomaxillofacial Surgery department offers highly specialised treatment for congenital and acquired deformities of the skull, face, mouth, jaws and associated structures in adults and children (right from newborns), for both bony as well as soft tissue components. On par with the most advanced facilities for Craniomaxillofacial Surgery in the world, the team of internationally trained Consultants and Specialists, with the support of state-of-the-art technical and clinical support, provides comprehensive solutions that transform lives of individuals with craniofacial deformities, by not just changing the way they look, but the way the world looks at them.

The spectrum of services offered includes accurate diagnosis and surgical / non-surgical management of conditions like 

  • Craniofacial Syndromes
  • Orofacial Clefting
  • Sleep Apnoea
  • Distraction Osteogenesis
  • Cosmetic Orthognathic Surgery
  • Craniofacial and Dental Implants
  • Craniofacial Trauma
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical Procedures 
    • Management Of Cyst and Tumours
    • Impacted Teeth
    • Pre-prosthetic Surgery
    • Endodontic Surgery

Multi-disciplinary in approach, the department has combined, dedicated clinics with Specialities like Neurosurgery, Orthodontics, Speech Therapy, ENT, Oncology and Plastic Surgery for management of Complex Craniofacial Anomalies and Sleep Apnoea. Complex procedures in children, especially in neonates, are performed with the support of Paediatrics, Neonatology and Anaesthesiology Departments. It also works closely with other specialities for management of craniofacial conditions in medically unstable individuals.

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Faqs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What are the benefits of craniofacial surgery?

Craniofacial surgery reconstructs damaged bone and tissue, which enhances the appearance of facial and head disfigured areas. Early surgery will mitigate the effect of these conditions on growth, development and function in children with craniofacial anomalies

What is a craniofacial disorder?

It is a disorder or ailment that is concerned with the abnormality of the face and or the head region. This craniofacial disorder may be the result of abnormal growth patterns of the face or skull region, including soft tissue and bones etc caused by a birth defect, illness, or trauma

What happens during my first visit to a craniofacial surgeon?

During the initial consultation, your surgeon will thoroughly assess your medical condition and ask about family history, then perform a complete physical examination and tests which include a blood test, CT & MRI scan, and Genetic tests. Based on the initial screening, the surgeon will involve other specialists like ENT, plastic and oral and maxillofacial surgeon etc to develop a customized surgical plan to treat your condition

What can I expect after craniofacial surgery?

The expected results after craniofacial surgery are:
- The surgical procedure has corrected the condition of the patient.
- The measures are taken to avoid any risks and complications after surgery which does not affect patients' recovery.
- Identify the needs of patients post surgery, including medications & therapies.

Who should undergo craniofacial surgery?

Craniofacial surgery is for both children and adults with congenital malformations, head region disfigurations and severe deformities. Usually, this surgery is performed in infants and young children so, the consultation and discussion will happen between the surgeon and the patients’ guardian or parent.

What are the risks and complications of craniofacial surgery?

Like any other procedure, craniofacial surgery is associated with a number of risks and complications such as Blood loss, Infection, Blood clotting problems, Breathing problems, Nerve or brain damage, Bone grafts loss (partial or total) and Permanent scarring. If you are looking for the best hospital offering advanced Craniofacial Surgery in Bangalore, check Aster CMI hospital

What are the common conditions that need craniofacial surgery?

Some of the common conditions for which craniofacial surgery is recommended are Craniosynostosis, Cleft lip and palate, Microtia, and other syndromes like Goldenhar, Velocardiofacial and Treacher-Collins syndromes and Severe ear deformities. Vist Aster CMI Hospital to avail advanced Orthognathic surgery and Lip Surgery in Bangalore at an affordable cost.

What is Craniomaxillofacial surgery?

Craniomaxillofacial surgery is a type of surgical procedure that specializes in the treatment of various diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the mouth, jaws and face region

What is the recovery time after craniomaxillofacial surgery?

Initially, you may spend the first 2 days in an intensive care unit, post-surgery and if you have no risks and complications, you will be discharged from hospital. Generally, the full recovery time usually takes 6 weeks or more, which is based on your condition

What is the role of a craniofacial surgeon?

Craniofacial surgeons are specially trained in the care of multiple skull-affecting disorders. For example, craniofacial surgeons perform normal surgery to correct craniosynostosis which is a condition that affects infants in which the skull plates do not have the proper shape

What are the risks and complications of craniofacial surgery?

Like any other procedure, craniofacial surgery is associated with a number of risks and complications such as Blood loss, Infection, Blood clotting problems, Breathing problems, Nerve or brain damage, Bone grafts loss (partial or total) and Permanent scarring. If you are looking for the best hospital offering advanced Craniofacial Surgery in Bangalore, check Aster CMI hospital

What are the common conditions that need craniofacial surgery?

Some of the common conditions for which craniofacial surgery is recommended are Craniosynostosis, Cleft lip and palate, Microtia, and other syndromes like Goldenhar, Velocardiofacial and Treacher-Collins syndromes and Severe ear deformities. Vist Aster CMI Hospital to avail advanced Orthognathic surgery and Lip Surgery in Bangalore at an affordable cost

What happens during my first visit to a craniofacial surgeon?

During the initial consultation, your surgeon will thoroughly assess your medical condition and ask about family history, then perform a complete physical examination and tests which include a blood test, CT & MRI scan, and Genetic tests. Based on the initial screening, the surgeon will involve other specialists like ENT, plastic and oral and maxillofacial surgeon etc to develop a customized surgical plan to treat your condition

What can I expect after craniofacial surgery?

The expected results after craniofacial surgery are:
- The surgical procedure has corrected the condition of the patient.
- The measures are taken to avoid any risks and complications after surgery which does not affect patients' recovery.
- Identify the needs of patients post surgery, including medications & therapies

Who should undergo craniofacial surgery?

Craniofacial surgery is for both children and adults with congenital malformations, head region disfigurations and severe deformities. Usually, this surgery is performed in infants and young children so, the consultation and discussion will happen between the surgeon and the patients’ guardian or parent

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