Parry-Romberg Sequence Before and After Pictures in Dallas, TX
Parry-Romberg syndrome is one condition that progressively gets worse as a child ages. Fortunately, action can be taken to reverse the atrophy caused by this syndrome, restoring natural function and appearance of the facial features. The International Craniofacial Institute in Dallas, Texas treats Parry-Romberg syndrome.
Parry-Romberg syndrome involves the atrophy of one side of the face and is not always present at birth. It typically presents itself during the first ten years of a child’s life and may result in moderate or severe underdevelopment. Bone cartilage and underlying muscle are all affected, which is why surgery is typically needed to reverse the damage.
A variety of corrective surgical techniques may be used, including bone grafts and fat transfer. The patients shown below all underwent various procedures and achieved amazing results. View these photographs to get a better idea as to the benefits of corrective surgery for Parry-Romberg syndrome.
If you have a child or another family member who is suffering from a genetic syndrome or has a cleft lip, cleft palate, or craniofacial complication, the staff at the International Craniofacial Institute can help. Contact us today to talk with the doctors and staff about your options and how we can help.