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The Complete Guide to Microtia Surgery

The Complete Guide to Microtia Surgery

by Shearly (SU)
Nothing is more precious than your children’s health and well-being. When a child is born with a rare congenital deformity that can be corrected, parents will want to seek out the best, most compassionate, professional medical care.

Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery: What We Can See Online

Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery: What We Can See Online

by Shearly (SU)
Once upon a time, family doctors and other medical specialists used to make house calls. If you couldn’t make it to the doctor’s office, the office would in effect come to you.

Getting A Second Opinion for Plastic Surgery Through Telemedicine

Getting A Second Opinion for Plastic Surgery Through Telemedicine

by Gianina (SU)
Your next visit to the doctor could occur in your workplace, while you’re on vacation in Bora Bora, or in the comfort of your own home. Doctors are able to make themselves more accessible and more accommodating to their patients than ever before.

CHARM

CHARM

by Stephanie Meadows
Led by Dr. Stelnicki and his team, the children’s charity CHARM – or Children’s Health and Rehabilitative Missions (CHARM) – is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing hope to children around the world. This amazing feat is being accomplished by joining medical, nursing, and other healthcare professionals together to perform life-saving surgical procedures and medical treatment to impoverished children who would never receive the necessary care.

Things You Should Know Before Skull Reconstruction Surgery

Things You Should Know Before Skull Reconstruction Surgery

by Stephanie Meadows
If you’ve ever played the game “Cranium,” you may know that it seeks to test your whole brain. However, until something goes wrong, most of us are happy to take our brains for granted. Generally, they do what they need to and don't fail us, and as such it's easy to forget just what an incredible job they have. The brain is an advanced piece of equipment we are carrying around in our skulls on a daily basis, and protecting it is of the utmost importance.

How Cleft Palate Surgery Saves Lives

How Cleft Palate Surgery Saves Lives

by Stephanie Meadows
Around the world, every three minutes there is a baby born with a cleft lip or palate. It is estimated that cleft lip with or without cleft palate affects 1 out of every 940 births in the United States, totaling approximately 4,437 cases each year. Organizations such as Operation Smile have saved the lives of numerous children suffering from a cleft palate of cleft lip, a deformity caused during birth. Operation Smile’s mission is to give every child exceptional surgical care, as they believe all children deserve to be treated as if they were their own.

 Types of Jaw Surgeries and Their Benefits

Types of Jaw Surgeries and Their Benefits

by Stephanie Meadows
Many people do not realize how important oral health truly is. It is important to be aware of having a healthy mouth in order to have a healthy body. People who are health-conscious realize that they must follow a good diet and exercise routine on a regular basis. The same goes for oral hygiene, as it can help us live a longer and happier life. The jaw is an important aspect of the mouth, and is just as important to take care of as our teeth. If the jaw is not functioning properly, surgery may be needed to correct the issues.

Welcome to Our Blog

by Simone Bueno (SU)
Dr. Stelnicki and the staff at the Atlantic Center for Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery welcome you to our blog and invite you to browse around for the latest news in pediatric and adult cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.