Prof. Hernandez Alfaro voted as one of the 8 best medical specialists in Catalonia

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Prof. Hernandez Alfaro voted as one of the 8 best medical specialists in Catalonia

Prof. Federico Hernandez Alfaro has been recognized in the Top Doctors Awards 2019, an award granted by the medical group itself, through thousands of recommendations, to the best Spanish specialists. The purpose of these awards is threefold: Make known to the medical specialists most recommended by the doctors themselves during the year, those to whom...

How to reduce swelling after orthognathic surgery

Although our orthognathic surgery patients do not usually report pain during their postoperative period, most agree that swelling is the most important source of discomfort, especially during the first three days, when it reaches its peak, before gradually decreasing. In this aspect, we can distinguish between two types of inflammation: Superficial inflammation: it is the...

Maxillofacial deformities: types and causes

Maxillofacial deformities include a good number of alterations that are characterized by involving different elements of the facial skeleton. In a generic way, these are divided into two large groups: congenital and acquired. In the congenital group are included those alterations that are already present in the individual at the time of birth. The most...

Long-face syndrome: what is it and how is it treated

Long-Face Syndrome, or facial hyperdivergence, is a disproportion of facial features by which an elongated face impression is created, even if its dimensions are normal. The said impression  may be caused by one of the following factors in isolation or in combination: Vertical maxillary excess (gingival smile) Vertical excess of jaw (large chin) Open bite...