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Focusing On Facial Reconstruction – Microtia Repair

A majority of children experience unilateral microtia (only on one side). But it can also be bilateral (on both sides). Microtia usually involves only the external ear but may render hearing and determining the direction of sounds challenging. Reliable board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian provides solutions for microtia repair to…
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Facial Reconstruction – Facial Trauma Reconstruction

Facial and head and neck injuries can occur due to motor accidents, sports, and work-related injuries, as well as cancer removal. While such injuries can be traumatic, the damage sustained can often be corrected with facial reconstruction surgery. Board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian provides solutions for facial trauma to patients…
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Mentoplasty (Chin Surgery)

A recessive or oversized chin can adversely impact the facial appearance of an individual. A well-defined chin balances the facial profile and offers the face an attractive appearance. Mentoplasty (chin surgery) is a suitable cosmetic surgery option for individuals who are displeased with their chin shape relative to other facial features. In such cases, the…
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Facial Reconstructive – Facial Paralysis

The loss of facial movement due to nerve damage is known as facial paralysis. The muscles of the face may sag or become weak. It can occur on either or both sides of the face. Some common reasons for facial paralysis are: stroke infection or swelling of the facial nerve head trauma neck or head…
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Facial Reconstructive – Face Transplants

In 2008, the first near-total face transplant was performed in the US. After that, an increasing number of face transplant procedures have been undertaken in the US as well as other parts of the world. This cosmetic surgery procedure offers a revolutionary solution to people with severely deformed faces allowing them to have a partially…
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The Nature of Facial Reconstruction – Cleft Palate Repair

A Cleft palate makes it challenging for kids to eat and talk as the food and fluids enter the nasal passage rather than going to the stomach via the throat. The palate needs to close off the inside nasal passage from the throat for a child to be able to talk and swallow in a…
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Facial Reconstruction – Targeting Cleft Lip Repair

An orofacial cleft refers to a condition where an infant is born with an opening in the lip and/or palate (mouth). Cleft lip is a commonly occurring congenital disability. Most children with a cleft lift can undergo cosmetic surgery to repair this condition within the initial one or two years of their birth. Successful board…
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Cancer Facial Reconstruction

For patients who have undergone facial skin cancer removal, facial reconstructive surgery may be necessary to restore the natural shape of the face. Double board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian provides facial cosmetic surgery and reconstructive procedures to patients in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA, and surrounding…
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Facial Reconstructive Procedures

A facial reconstructive procedure may be performed to restore the natural shape and appearance of the face. Reliable double board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian provides facial cosmetic surgery and reconstructive procedures to patients in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA, and surrounding locations in this region of…
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How to Choose The Best Facial Reconstructive Surgeon in Pasadena

The choice of the surgeon for a facial reconstructive cosmetic surgery is a decision that will impact the patient’s life for years, if not forever. A successful facial reconstructive surgery can make the patient feel more confident about their appearance for many years to come. Conversely, in the hands of an inexperienced or less trained…
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Eric Yavrouian, MD | Facial Plastic Surgery