The residents of Miami, Fort Lauderdale and South Florida interested in the latest surgical innovations and the best soft tissue surgical technique for facial fracture repair should schedule a consultation with Adam J. Rubinstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., in his convenient Aventura office to learn what approach to treatment would be best in their particular circumstances.
What is Facial Fractures Repair?
Unfortunately facial fractures happen all too often, and if you or someone you love has suffered due an accident and visually don’t appear the same, facial fracture repair may be the right procedure for you. Broken bones in the face, whether immediately apparent after an injury or becoming evident later, often require reconstructive surgery to correct any abnormalities.
Who Can Benefit From Facial Fracture Repairs?
Dr. Rubinstein views each candidate for facial fracture repair differently, based on their unique circumstances. Additionally, you or a loved one may be a candidate for facial fracture repair if restoring proper functioning to injured areas and structurally improving accident induced impairments in breathing or sight is necessary.
What is the Facial Fracture Repairs Procedure Like?
Often facial fractures are a combination of nose, jaw, skull, cheekbone or sinus fractures and thus require complex, highly individualized plans of treatment, all depending upon the nature of the area affected by the fracture and the surgical procedures necessary to repair and correct the damage. Through the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques such as endoscopy and limiting incisions to inside the mouth, Dr. Rubinstein is able to also effectively limit the visibility of scars.
What Can I Expect During Recovery?
Recovery from facial fracture repair procedure depends on your specific needs and Dr. Rubinstein’s recommended course of treatment. Common procedures, such as nose fracture repairs, may see a patient check out of the hospital on the day of surgery. Of course other, more complex fractures may require more extensive grafting in addition to borrowing bone from other parts of the body, and thus the recovery process in turn may be more extensive.
In all procedures, immediately following surgery some swelling and bruising will probably remain, and you will receive a pain medication prescription. Additionally Dr. Rubinstein may determine it advisable in the first few days after surgery to keep the head elevated to counteract the effects of swelling. Dr. Rubinstein will provide you with easy to follow instructions about how you will need to take care of yourself following surgery, and he will monitor your recovery, with checkpoints along the way so that you can know when you can resume work, how long it will be until stitches are removed, and when activities such as driving and athletics can be reincorporated into your daily routine.
Will Insurance cover Facial Fracture Repair Reconstructive Surgery?
Facial fracture repairs are considered medically necessary, so the surgery is covered by your insurance. Check with your insurance provider to learn what sort of coverage is available to you and if you aren’t covered by insurance, or if there is a gap in your coverage, Dr. Rubinstein offers financing
options in just such cases so that his patients can make easy payments every month for their treatment.
If you are a resident of Miami, Fort Lauderdale or South Florida, and you need reconstructive surgery for facial fracture repair, please contact Dr. Rubinstein today as you will benefit from his skillful surgical expertise as well as the patient-friendly atmosphere in his Aventura office.