Nigel Shaun Matthews

Nigel Shaun Matthews

Facial trauma

Facial trauma consists of damage to the soft or hard tissues of the facial skeleton.

What is facial trauma?

Facial trauma covers a wide variety of conditions, from swelling and bruising of the face to injuries requiring major surgery including fractures of the bones in the skull and jaw.

What causes facial trauma?

Many levels of blunt force can cause facial trauma, car accidents being among the most common.