225 east 64th street new york, ny 10065

Facial Trauma

The Surgery

With a focus on a rapid recovery and a restoration of function and facial balance, Dr. Paul has performed hundreds of facial trauma repairs in the past decade.  The majority of facial traumas include nasal fracture and laceration (cut) repair.

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Dr. Benjamin Paul has an extensive training in facial trauma. He is versed in the repair of lacerations (known as cuts) as well as broken nasal bones (fractures). As a resident and fellow at Bellevue Hospital – a level one trauma center, Dr. Paul cared for countless patients who were the victim of severe facial injuries.

The goal of laceration repair and scar revision surgery is to minimize the scar, so that is more consistent with a patient’s surrounding skin tone and texture, while preserving or improving tissue function.

Procedure Details

Laceration Repair and Scar Correction

Scar correction treatment options vary greatly on the type, degree, and placement of the scar. In most cases, Dr. Paul carefully changes the direction of the scar by following the natural tension lines within the skin.

Fracture Repair

Dr. Paul has expertise resetting and fixing Nasal Bone Factures.

Dr. Paul recognizes the significant stress of a facial fracture and expedites the care and recovery of his patients. With a focus on a rapid recovery and a restoration of function and facial balance, Dr. Paul has performed hundreds of facial fracture repairs in the past decade.


3 weeks after nasal fracture, nasal hematoma (collection of blood) and nasal laceration after a fall.
Nasal fracture repair
Nasal Fracture Repair - 6 days after fracture reduction.

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