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Latest Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery Stories

2014-11-07 23:01:30

The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) awarded Salt Lake City Physician, Richard L.

2011-09-20 00:06:40

The ultrasonic bone aspirator, which uses sound waves to remove bone without damage to surrounding soft tissue or mucous membranes, may be a useful tool for surgeons performing cosmetic rhinoplasty (cosmetic surgery of the nose).

2011-08-16 14:37:40

A study of seven patients examined use of a pressure device worn overnight to supplement other therapy for auricular keloids (scar tissue buildup of the ear).

2011-07-18 16:32:20

Removing a portion of the platysma muscle may ease symptoms for patients experiencing chronic neck stiffness and involuntary movement.

2010-11-16 13:21:22

Computer imaging to predict how patients will look following plastic surgery involving the nose appears to be moderately accurate, and patients value its inclusion in the preoperative consultation.

2010-09-20 23:10:28

Patients who seek a second surgery to revise their rhinoplasty often do so because they are dissatisfied with the symmetry of their nasal tip and because they experience nasal obstructions.

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2010-03-16 07:58:18

Augmenting the lips with grafts of muscle and connective tissue from the neck appears to result in improved appearance for at least two years.

2010-01-19 11:59:43

Attaching cartilage to plates made of the resorbable material polydioxanone appears to facilitate corrective surgery on the nasal septum, the thin cartilage separating the two airways.

2009-11-16 19:58:01

More than a year and a half following the first near-total face and upper jaw transplant, the donor tissue appears successfully integrated.


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