Facial Burn Injuries Plastic Surgery
Fire, chemicals, steam and other elements can cause painful and damaging burns on the face. Burn injuries can remove skin and tissue from the face, disfiguring victims of these types of facial trauma. After emergency medical care, patients with facial burns may require reconstructive surgery. Dr. Stefan Shuaib at Dallas Facial Plastic Surgery Center offers facial burn injuries plastic surgery to repair tissue and restore the aesthetics of the face.
Face and neck burns account for almost 50% of emergency burn injuries each year. Toddlers ages 2-4 and young adults 17-25 are the most commonly injured from burn accidents. Facial reconstruction is vital for young people to achieve a natural appearance and restore facial feature function.
Burns are especially damaging to tissue. Skin, fat, muscle and even bone can be damaged from severe burn injuries. When the face is burned, the nose, eyelids, lips and other facial features can be deformed. Once the burn is treated, reconstruction of facial structures may be required. This can include skin, cartilage, bone and fat grafting to restore the aesthetics and function of facial features.
Burn injuries facial reconstructive surgery is one of the most difficult procedures to perform. The function of the muscles, tendons and nerves can be affected, which must be restored as much as possible. Lost tissue must be replaced to create the desired facial structure, with skin grafting needed in almost all facial burn injuries.
Experienced Burn Facial Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Stefan Shuaib is a double board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with an excellent reputation for his expertise and skills. When performing facial reconstruction after a burn injury, he utilizes advanced techniques to achieve the most natural appearance and function. He has extensive experience performing cutting-edge grafting procedures which are often required in burn injuries. Dr. Shuaib is double board certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and in Head and Neck Surgery.
If you or your child need facial burn injury plastic surgery, contact us at Dallas Facial Plastic Surgery Center in Irving, TX, to schedule a consultation with Dr. Shuaib. Dr. Stefan Shuaib and our team are here to help you find the right solution to restore your facial appearance and function.