Reconstruction Surgery: Do you need it?
- Posted on: Oct 15 2018
Cilento Facial Plastics offers facial reconstructive surgery to address everything from simple wound closures to complex reconstructions. With Cliento Facial Plastics, you can rest assured that Dr. Cilento has the experience and knowledge to help you find a solution to the most complex or quick facial reconstructive issue. Dr. Cilento trained with one of the world’s most celebrated facial trauma doctors, Dr. Robert Stanley. If you are searching for the right plastic surgeon, it is important to know what you can expect from the professional doing the surgery. Here are common questions about reconstructive surgery and how it works:
What does facial reconstructive surgery involve? This particular type of procedure involves the bones of the face and skull that have been affected by deformity due to illness, natural origin, or trauma.
Am I the right candidate?
As with any type of surgery, it is important to be in good mental and physical health. If you are a smoker, you should desist a few weeks before and after your surgery to assist with healing
What kind of services can a facial plastic surgeon provide?
Many facial plastic surgeons provide procedures including skin grafts, flap surgery, cancer removal and cosmetic surgery.
Recovery from reconstructive surgery
After a six week recovery stretch, the majority of patients feel capable fo returning to their normal activities and work. Your recovery time may vary depending on the type of reconstructive surgery you had done. Keep in mind that some reconstructive surgeries must be done in stages—with several recovery periods. Make sure you speak with your employer to ensure you can take sufficient time off during your recovery.
Arrange a consultation with Dr. Ben Cliento
With a procedure as important as facial reconstructive surgery, you want to be sure to choose a doctor with extensive experience. Dr. Cilento is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, was a physician with the Armed Forces, and is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Arrange your consultation with Dr. Cilento today by calling our office at 346-330-2858, located in Spring, Texas.