Facial reconstruction from Dr. Bloom

Whether to correct congenital deformities such as a cleft lip or palate, injuries due to accidents or trauma, the effects of facial paralysis, or another cause, Dr. Jason Bloom is a sought-after facial plastic surgeon in this highly complex area. Facial reconstruction can involve the repair of skin, bone, muscle, and other tissues — or all of the above.

Facial reconstruction is just one part of the medical treatment necessary after cancer or another type of catastrophic accident, but it is an integral part of the emotional recovery. Dr. Bloom has extensive training and unsurpassed experience performing a wide range of facial reconstruction procedures, and handles each patient on a personalized, case-by-case basis.

Areas that can be treated

  • Cheek
  • Nose
  • Eyelids
  • Forehead
  • Ears
  • Jaw
  • Chin
  • Cleft lip or palate
  • Tongue
  • Palate
  • Neck
  • Esophagus

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Types of trauma injuries

Approximately 3 million traumatic facial injuries happen each year. If this happens to you or a loved one, it’s of the utmost importance to work with an experienced reconstructive surgeon. 

Blunt impact injury

Caused by a forceful impact, such as a car wreck, a fight, or a fall.

Penetrating injury

Caused by an object penetrating into the skin, such as a stab wound, animal bite, cut, or gunshot.

Crush injury

Part of the body is crushed underneath a pressure, such as being trapped underneath a car or parts of a building after it has collapsed. 

Thermal injury

Part of the body is injured by heat such as a fire, electrical source, or an explosion.

Facial paralysis treatment from Dr. Julie Shtraks

Besides Dr. Jason Bloom, our team also includes Dr. Julie Shtraks who is dedicated to helping restore facial symmetry and function to patients with facial paralysis. Every patient will be different, and we offer both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for facial paralysis and synkinesis.

Non-surgical options include physical therapy and/or the injection of neuromodulators or dermal fillers. Surgical options include nerve or muscle surgery and adjunct surgeries to improve facial, eyelid, or eyebrow symmetry. 


Recovery time from facial reconstruction will vary from patient to patient depending on their specific case. Some patients may only require a day or so, while others may need weeks to heal. During your consultation with Dr. Bloom, he will explain everything you need to know about the procedure and what to expect during recovery. He will also provide you with home care instructions so that your recovery goes as smoothly as possible. 

What to expect in your consultation

Whether your consultation is for you or your child, the basics are the same: for us to examine your area of concern and discuss how we can help. We will go over the procedure that will best correct your or your child’s condition, take you step-by-step through the procedure and recovery process, and let you know exactly what you can expect in terms of results. We are available for any questions you may have, and we are happy and excited to go on this journey with you. 

Why choose Dr. Bloom for facial reconstruction?

Dr. Jason Bloom is a facial plastic surgeon in the Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia area who has been double board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.  He is a well-known and widely respected trainer, teacher, author, and consultant within the industry, and additionally is an assistant professor at Penn and Temple. Dr. Bloom and his team utilize a combination of patient-specific treatments, skincare, and surgery to achieve the best results for each patient. Our mission is to deliver the most advanced cosmetic and facial surgery techniques and technologies, combined with the highest level of outcomes in a caring and safe atmosphere.

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