Le Fort Osteotomies

Osteotomy is the surgical procedure whereby a bone is cut to shorten or lengthen it or to change its alignment. Le Fort Osteotomy refers to the group of osteotomies carried out to treat various degrees of maxillary fractures and deformities. Maxillary fractures account for approximately 6-25% of all facial fractures. Read more…

Is Scoliosis Surgery Worth It?

Is Scoliosis Surgery Worth It? – Overview Scoliosis is a medical condition in which the spine is curved sideways. The curve is usually “S” or “C”-shaped. In some, the degree of curve is stable, while in others, it increases over time. Mild scoliosis does not typically cause problems, but severe Read more…

Periacetabular Osteotomy

Periacetabular osteotomy is a surgery carried out to treat a condition called hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia is an abnormality of the hip joint where the acetabulum (socket) does not fully cover the femoral head (ball), resulting in an increased risk for joint dislocation and osteoarthritis. Symptoms of this condition – Read more…

What is Bunionectomy?

Bunionectomy – Overview Bunionectomy is a surgical procedure carried out to remove a bunion – a deformity of the joint connecting the big toe to the foot. With a bunion, the big toe often bends towards the other toes and the joint becomes red and painful. The exact cause of Read more…

Patella Surgery

Patella Surgery – Overview The patella, also known as the kneecap is a circular-triangular bone that covers and protects the anterior articular surface of the knee joint. Patella surgery may be indicated in several conditions associated with the patella. Reasons for Patella Surgery There may be the need for surgical Read more…