Cheekbone Fracture/ Zygoma Treatment Options
Figure 1: Schematic of structures comprising the cheekbone area (top). Areas commonly fractured during a cheekbone fracture (bottom).

Cheekbone Fracture/ Zygoma Treatment Options

  What are my treatment options for a cheek fracture? Question: A few days ago I was playing soccer with my friends and was accidentally kicked in the face. I…

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The Broken Nose Evaluation
Figure 2: After a nasal trauma it is common to have fracture of the nasal bones (a), fracture of the septum (b) and tearing of nasal cartilages (c).

The Broken Nose Evaluation

Why should a nasal fracture be evaluated in a timely fashion? Question: I play basketball for my school and was recently injured during a game when I caught an elbow…

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Septal Perforation – Treatment Options
Left: Septal perforation before surgical repair Right: Septal perforation closure after minimally invasive repair. Note that the perforation is completely

Septal Perforation – Treatment Options

  How do I know if I’m a candidate for repair of my septal perforation? Question:  I just had my 3 month post-operative appointment with my doctor after having a septoplasty…

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