Cleft Lip and Palate
The first thing that any parent of a child diagnosed with (or born with) cleft palate should know is that plastic surgeons have been successfully repairing craniofacial clefts for years. The medical procedures are well-understood, the field well-regulated, and the technology continues to improve.Learn More
Craniosynostosis in Infants
The traditional surgery to relieve craniosynostosis requires several hours of “open” cranial vault surgery in order to resect and reshape the bones of the skull. Today, however, the surgeons of New Orleans Craniofacial are able to offer parents a minimally-invasive alternative.Learn More
Virtual Surgical Planning
While the success of any procedure will always depend on the skill and artistry of the surgeon, Virtual Surgical Planning® allows us to eliminate all the guesswork, which leads to more predictable outcomes and can reduce recovery times for patients undergoing major reconstructive surgery.Learn More
Libre, Soberana e Independiente
Luis Villanueva has just finished second grade. He’s seven years old, a math whiz, and his interests are typical for a boy his age. If it’s not Star Wars, it’s Spiderman or soccer, and we spend a good amount of time playing video games while his mother, Sulma, watches proudly. He is not shy.
A Calculated Risk
Osteoradionecrosis is a rare side-effect of radiation therapy used to treat cancers of the head and neck. It can take years to reveal itself, but the bone death in the lower jaw (or mandible), eventually results in pain and can lead to additional soft tissue damage.