Soft tissue injuries-lacerations, abrassions ,crush and contusions of facial skin needs special care by a plastic surgeon for repai and to minimise the scar on the face.
Facial nerve injury- deep lacerations may cause injury to the facial nerve braches leading to the paralysis of the affected muscle. The facial nerv can be repaired by the plastic surgeon.
Fractures of facial bones-Mandible, maxilla (jaw) ,zygoma (mallar bone), nasal bones ,orbital bones and other bones may be fractured as a result of trauma which may cause bleeding ,deformity, diplopia,malocclussion etc. It requires an early intervention by a plastic surgeon to reduce and stabilise all these fractures by non-operative or operative methods.