How to reduce swelling after orthognathic surgery



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...

Is jaw surgery painful?

Jaw surgery is usually not painful.  There's a widespread misconception that, during jaw surgery, the maxillofacial surgeon will “break your jaw”. This misconception makes the whole procedure seem utterly invasive and is supported by thousands of photos of bruised and swollen people after undergoing orthognathic surgery, so it may be difficult to believe that very...

Receta navideña tras una cirugía ortognática

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Postoperative care at Maxillofacial Institute

Postoperative care after orthognathic surgery   At Maxillofacial Institute we offer customized postoperative care to our patients operated of maxillofacial surgery,  including physiotherapy, hyalotherapy and lymphotherapy masks, in order to optimize their recovery.   What are the benefits of each of these techniques?   Physiotherapy The techniques of manipulation and / or mobilization that the...