Patients seeking facial reconstruction surgery in San Francisco often seek out the expertise of Dr. Evan Ransom. Click below to learn more about the reconstructive procedures offered by Dr. Ransom and staff.
Repair of the face after trauma begins with a complete head and neck inspection by Dr. Ransom, including neurological examination, focusing on functional abnormalities (e.g., facial weakness, chewing or smiling deficits, corneal exposure, sensory changes, etc.) and structural issues.
Keloids are a type of scarring that results in an overgrowth of abnormal scar tissue outside the boundaries of the original incision or injury.
Treatment of acne scarring is undertaken after the acne has resolved. For younger patients (teenage to early 20’s) or those with ongoing outbreaks, treatment may need to be delayed; in these cases, Dr. Ransom focuses on medical treatments and minimally invasive procedures.
Cleft lip and cleft palate are congenital birth defects. In other words, these problems occur during the developmental process in the mother’s womb.
The expressive (mimetic) musculature of the human face is controlled by the delicate and intricate branches of a single nerve – the facial nerve. This nerve emerges from the skull deep in the side of the face, near the ear canal, and then sends tiny, interconnected branches throughout the face.
Anyone who wants to change their facial features to a more “feminine” appearance may be a candidate for facial feminization. It is essential to recognize that many of the procedures used in facial feminization involve permanent changes to the face.