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LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's largest conference bringing together experts from the reconstructive, cosmetic and non-surgical worlds witnessed this
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The international NoNoma Federation launched a worldwide campaign Thursday to create awareness about Noma, a condition that permanently deforms the faces of undernourished children.
French doctors have performed what they said on Wednesday was the world's first partial face transplant, giving a new nose, chin and lips to a woman disfigured in an attack by a dog.
Reconstructing severe facial deformities in children with mental disabilities can be a hard decision for parents. Insurance companies may consider some operations to be only for cosmetic purposes and refuse to cover them.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.