Craniomaxillofacial implants refers to implants used in the Craniomaxillofacial surgeries. Craniomaxillofacial surgery is performed to treat injuries, defects, and diseases in the head, neck, face, jaws, hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. It is internationally recognized surgical speciality.
Craniomaxillofacial is a special type of orthopedic surgery that focuses completely on the skull and facial disorders. This surgery is generally conducted for the treatment of severe cranial and facial bone injuries. Based on the product type, CMF devices are classified into - Cranial flap fixation, CMF distraction, temporomandibular joint replacement, thoracic fixation, bone graft substitute and MF plate and screw fixation.
Craniofacial surgery is a branch of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery which specifically deals with the correction of deformities of the face and skull.
Most surgeries are done under safe general anaesthesia and you will not experience any pain during the procedure. After your procedure, our acute pain service team will make sure that you are on the right pain killer to alleviate any pain issues.
If you do not have a complication, you will be able to leave the hospital usually within 1 week. Complete healing may take 6 weeks or more. Swelling will improve over the following months.