Hollywood-style special effects give girl new ear2010.12.27Elise benefited from a little known field called anaplastology, where medical artists make Hollywood-like special effects come alive to fix disfigurements that standard plastic surgery cannot.
Melanoma Awareness2009.06.16â€œMelanoma is the most common form of cancer for young adults 25-29 years old, and the second most common cancer in adolescents and young adults 15-29 years old,â€ said Dr. Sherri Vazales, of Bay View Dermatology in Petoskey.
LASIK Expectations: Before, During, and After2008.08.15This article is a compilation of patient information developed by manufacturers and healthcare professionals, but cannot replace the dialogue you should have with your doctor.
The Skinny on Liposuction2008.08.15Liposuction is the most popular form of cosmetic surgery in the United States, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Use Eye Cosmetics Safely2008.07.25Safety experts within the Office of Cosmetics and Colors in FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) offer consumers the following advice.
Wrinkle Relief: Injectable Cosmetic Fillers2008.07.25In the quest for youthâ€”or at least a more youthful appearanceâ€”women and men are seeking treatments to minimize laugh lines, crow's feet, and forehead furrows.
Reorganization of blood vessels after face transplantation surgery For the first time, researchers have found that the blood vessels in face transplant recipients reorganize themselves, leading to an understanding of the biologic changes that happen after full face transplantation. The results of this study were presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Highly effective treatment for excessive scars Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery assembles evidence on laser therapy for scar prevention and treatmentCurrent laser therapy approaches are effective for treating excessive scars resulting from abnormal wound healing, concludes a special topic paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...
Scientists grow artificial skin from stem cells of umbilical cord Scientists have developed a breakthrough technique to grow artificial skin - using stem cells taken from the umbilical cord. The new method means major burn patients could benefit from faster skin grafting, the researchers say, as the artificial skin can be stored and used when needed.
Plastic Surgery, Wikipedia Link07.31.08While famous for aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery also includes a variety of fields: craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, burn surgery, microsurgery, and pediatric surgery.