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2014-03-31 12:29:24

FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the dedicated doctors and staff of Operation Smile, overcoming challenges comes with the territory. Travelling the globe to some of the poorest places on earth, they have performed life changing surgeries for over 200,000 children afflicted with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities. Among the many challenges they face is the ongoing need to photographically document their work and evaluate the outcomes. And that's...

2013-11-15 23:00:23

Despite Destruction, Operation Smile Medical Volunteers Depart for the Philippines in Advance of Next Week’s Pre-planned Surgical Mission Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Operation Smile was born in the Philippines with its very first medical mission in Naga City, Camarines Sur in 1982. “We arrived in the Philippines for a one-time surgical mission to treat children born with facial deformities - and although we helped many children, we were forced to turn away the...

2011-07-13 23:53:38

Faculty and students at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are developing ways for cancer patients and children born with facial deformities to make more informed decisions about which reconstructive surgeries would be most aesthetically pleasing and practical based on their individual body types and personal preferences. The interdisciplinary research, which includes biomedical engineering Professor Mia K. Markey and aerospace engineering Professor K....

2010-11-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To help make the holiday season easier, Oral-B Glide along with "General Hospital" star Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, today will kick off the "Glide Into The Holidays" program benefitting Operation Smile, with a free skate day at New York City's Wollman Rink in Central Park. At the event, families are invited to Glide on the ice to raise money for Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity that provides free surgeries to repair cleft...


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