The face is the most unique part of every individual. Our age, gender emotions are judged based on the appearance of the face. We communicate our thoughts and feelings through facial expression. Unlike other parts of the body that may be covered with clothing, in most cultures the face is exposed and constantly scrutinized. Our faces embody our identity. Aesthetic and Reconstructive procedures on the face should be approached prudently. It is important to seek a surgeon who understands the intricate anatomy of the face.
There are several conditions that can cause facial paralysis. Causes of facial paralysis include; viral infections, traumatic injuries, birth defect and tumors. Bells palsy and Ramsay Hunt syndrome are among the most frequent causes of facial. These are viral infections that affect the facial nerve. Fortunately, most people with facial paralysis from viral infections have complete recovery with timely and appropriate treatment. Injuries to the head and face that involve the facial nerve can also result in facial paralysis. Tumors of the facial nerve and tumors in the vicinity of the facial nerve can result in facial paralysis. Treatment of these tumors may involve removal of a portion of the facial nerve that will lead to facial paralysis. Congenital facial
Rhinoplasty commonly referred to as a “nose job” is surgery performed to change the shape of the nose. Rhinoplasty is performed to enhance facial harmony and/or to improve breathing. The shape of the nose is changed by altering the shape of the underlying nasal structure. The nasal skeleton is composed of bone in the upper third and cartilage in the lower half. Rhinoplasty is performed using either an open or closed approach to gain access to the nasal skeleton. Fine sculpting of the nasal skeleton is performed to achieve the desired change. It is important to maintain adequate nasal structural support to prevent the nose from collapsing and causing nasal obstruction and breathing difficulty. The closed approach uses incisions hidden inside