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    Head & Neck Surgery

    Head & Neck SurgeryVariety of problems can be addressed through a neck and head surgery. This includes sinus disorders, thyroid issues, and neck and head cancers. The surgery is sought by many patients for removing cancerous tissues and tumors in the head and neck. Reconstructive surgery is important for regaining natural appearance post cancer surgery.

    Board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian provides safe and proven head and neck surgery procedures to patients in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA, and surrounding communities.

    Understanding Neck and Head Surgery

    Head and neck surgeons are also called nose, ear and throat doctors or otolaryngologists. These are surgical specialists involved in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders that affect the neck and head. Otolaryngologist surgery differs as per the neck and head cancer. These cancers can affect salivary glands, sinuses, nasal cavity, larynx, tonsils, and throat.

    Other conditions that can be treated through a neck and head surgery include:

    • Motion sickness
    • Intense dizziness
    • Pinched nerves
    • Upper spinal issues
    • Pressure on the spinal cord
    • Head and neck injuries
    • Chronic ear infections
    • Sinus pain
    • Sleep apnea
    • Snoring
    • Thyroid conditions
    • Jaw issues
    • Tonsil issues

    Process of a Head and Neck Surgery

    Head and neck surgeries are of various different types. These surgeries can be in the form of minimally invasive procedure for better recovery times. Your doctor will go over the procedure with you in detail during the initial consultation. You should get in touch with the doctor if you have any questions or concerns.

    Understanding Facial Plastic Surgery

    Our facial expressions are vital to interacting and communicating with each other. This makes facial plastic surgeries critical. Your appearance affects how other people perceive you. Some people are born with facial abnormalities such as birthmarks, cleft lips, and other birth defects while others may want to improve certain areas of their face. Facial plastic surgery can address several conditions, such as sun damage, aging effects, and previous facial trauma.

    Types of Facial Plastic Surgery

    The following facial plastic surgeries can be performed by a head and neck surgeon:

    • Septoplasty/ rhinoplasty: In this the cartilage and bone present on the inside and outside of the nose is reshaped and rebuilt for improved appearance and functioning
    • Blepharoplasty: Surgery on the lower and upper eyelids for improving functioning of the eyes and addressing issues such as drooping eyelids
    • Browlift: Surgery for improving droopy eyebrows and forehead wrinkles
    • Rhytidectomy: Surgery of the face and neck skin for removing excess wrinkles and tightening the skin
    • Liposuction: Surgery for removing excess chin fat and neck fat
    • Facial implants: Surgery for making certain facial structures well defined and prominent
    • Otoplasty: Surgery for reshaping the ear cartilage so that they protrude less
    • Skin surface procedures: Improving the smoothness of the skin through chemical peels, lasers, and dermabrasion
    • Facial reconstruction: Surgery for reconstructing defects in the facial skin from before an injury, surgery, or disease. This includes reconstruction following scar revision, cancer surgery, removal of birth marks, and repair of facial trauma among other items.

    Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian receives patients from Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA, and nearby areas for advanced and innovative head and neck surgery procedures.

    Contact Us For a Consultation with Southern California Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian

    For more information about treatments and procedures by Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Eric J. Yavrouian, serving patients in and around Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank and the Greater Los Angeles, CA area call 818-241-2150 or click here to contact him for a consultation.

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