Facial Surgery in Portugal
TMJ | Orthognathic surgery | Salivary glands | Neck | Sleep apnea (non-cpap treatments) | Lacrimal pathways, orbital surgery and eyelids | Facial fat graft | Trauma
Know more about the temporomandibular joints (TMJ), what are temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and their treatment strategies.
TMJ is the joint we use the most
TMD has a high prevalence, in particular women
Symptoms express in many different ways and intensities
Treatment strategies include: education, conservative and interventional measures.
FACIAL FAT GRAFT
Fat graft is an unmatached filler providing the best restoration of facial texture and skin quality.
It is an excellent choice for facial scars management, facial volume deficits reconstruction, improvement of skin quality after radiotherapy and facial wound healing.
Snoring And sleep apnea
Beyond facial aesthetics, the primary goal of orthognatic surgery is to improve breathing, dental occlusion and correct mastication. Orthognatic surgery is one of the most powerful, life changing interventions. Learn the concepts behind orthognatic surgery, its benefits and risks.
Know more about the importance of saliva, the most common disorders of salivary glands, how to approach them and a few curiosities about this important fluid.
– There are 3 major salivary glands and around 800 minor salivary glands.
– Salivary flow disruption can be express in different ways (calculus/lithiasis, mucoceles, ranullas).
– Tumors in parotid glands are usually benign, but do not disregard parotid masses, because some can be malignant.
– The probability of malignancy is higher in sublingual and minor salivary glands
– Surgery is the mainstain therapy for salivary gland tumors. Radiotherapy can a complementary treatment or monotherapy in some specific cases.
Learn more about how tears are produced, their uses and how they are drained through the lacrimal pathways. The video shows the consequences of tear drainage blockage and treatment for acute and chronic lacrimal pathway infection (dacryocistitis)dacryocystitis.