Facial Deformity Treatment:
Deformity in the forehead treated without a scar
How did the patient get this depression in the forehead?
This patient has a two-wheeler accident a few years ago. He was treated conservatively at that time as advised by the treating neurosurgeon. However, the patient developed this depression in the frontal bone as was interested in getting that fixed. with that complaints, he came to meet Dr. Sunil Richardson at Richardsons dental and craniofacial hospital.
What is the diagnosis?
Depressed frontal bone was the diagnosis made after CT scan and a cosmetic solution was offered to the patient. He didn’t have any functional issues.
What was done at Richardsons Craniofacial Hospital?
A bicoronal incision or a coronal incisional approach was planned. Under general anesthesia, the area of the forehead was approached and elevated of the soft tissues. Later on, Iliac crest bone was harvested from the hip of the patient. that bone was shaped and inserted in the forehead defect along with a titanium mesh for correct contouring.
Are the results permanent?
Yes, the results are lifelong. The patients stayed over at the hospital for 5 days. Another one week’s rest was advised. The sutures in the head were removed on the 9th day after surgery.
Richardsons dental and craniofacial hospital is a state of the art hospital that specializes in all treatments in the head and neck region. The team includes a craniofacial surgeon, maxillofacial surgeon, dental implantologists, orthodontists, ent surgeon, pediatrician, speech pathologist, anesthesiologist, pediatric anesthesiologists, endodontist, hair transplant surgeons, dermatologist and trained nurses and anesthesia technicians. In the last decade alone, over 10000 facial surgeries have been successfully treated here by the team headed by Dr. Sunil Richardson.