Synopsis of a Symposium on Facial Trauma: PDF OnlyManagement of Soft Tissue InjuriesSpira, Melvin M.D. Author Information From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Annals of Plastic Surgery 17(5):p 408-410, November 1986. Buy Abstract The author presents a brief discussion of the causes, extent, and prevention of primarily automobile-related soft tissue maxillofacial injuries. This is followed by a practical approach to their management. Personal preferences relative to armamentarium and techniques that have withstood the test of time are given, together with several maxims useful in the treatment of soft tissue trauma. Personal bias and philosophy born of years of experience in the treatment of such injuries are freely given. © Williams & Wilkins 1986. All Rights Reserved.