A typical consultation for faciomaxillary or orthognathic concerns at Purple Heron Hospital lasts approximately 45 minutes to an hour. This allows our expert team sufficient time to thoroughly evaluate your condition, discuss your concerns and goals, and propose personalized treatment options based on your unique needs.
The timeline for seeing the final results of your surgery can vary based on the specific procedure and individual healing factors. However, most patients can expect to see significant improvements in facial harmony and function within a few months, with final results typically visible within 6 to 12 months.
Recovery time varies depending on the complexity of the surgery and the patient’s individual factors. Generally, patients can expect some swelling, discomfort, and limited jaw function in the initial weeks following the procedure. Our team will provide detailed post-operative care instructions and support to ensure a smooth recovery.
A consultation with our expert surgeons at Purple Heron Hospital will help determine if you’re a suitable candidate. We will evaluate your specific condition, discuss your concerns, and recommend personalized treatment options based on your unique needs and goals.
These surgeries can address a variety of conditions, including jaw misalignments (overbite, underbite, or crossbite), facial trauma, temporomandibular joint disorders, congenital or developmental abnormalities (cleft lip and palate or craniofacial syndromes), and obstructive sleep apnea.