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2014-10-20 12:30:43

LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's largest conference bringing together experts from the reconstructive, cosmetic and non-surgical worlds witnessed this

2008-05-23 00:10:00

The international NoNoma Federation launched a worldwide campaign Thursday to create awareness about Noma, a condition that permanently deforms the faces of undernourished children.

2005-11-30 12:20:00

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.

2005-08-03 15:48:42

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.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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