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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.

Why Would Your Plastic Surgeon Recommend Breast Revision Surgery?

Why Would Your Plastic Surgeon Recommend Breast Revision Surgery?

by Gianina (SU)
Most women who undergo a breast augmentation surgery are not aware that they’ll most likely need another surgery at some point in their life.

How to Talk to Your Family About Plastic Surgery

How to Talk to Your Family About Plastic Surgery

by Holly (SU)
Everybody is different, but many people consider the support and understanding of their family when making big life decisions.

Plastic Surgery After a Baby: Is It Safe?

Plastic Surgery After a Baby: Is It Safe?

by Holly (SU)
Having a baby can be a wonderful and life-altering experience, but it is also unfortunately quite a body-altering experience.

Common Plastic Surgeries for Men

Common Plastic Surgeries for Men

by Holly (SU)
Plastic surgery is commonly associated with women, but over the years it has become increasingly popular among men.

What is Vaginoplasty?

What is Vaginoplasty?

by Yenny (SU)
Vaginoplasty (also known as posterior colporrhaphy) is a plastic surgery procedure done to tighten, repair, or even reconstruct the vagina. This is an invasive surgical procedure that involves tightening the skin inside the vagina.

Plastic Surgery for Skull Malformations

Plastic Surgery for Skull Malformations

by Yenny (SU)
Craniofacial surgery is a surgical sub-specialty of plastic surgery that addresses both hereditary and acquired deformities of the neck, face, skull, and jaw – as well as the soft tissues that surround these regions. According to the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons, some of the first procedures in this field were introduced by Dr. Paul Tessier, a French surgeon who spread word about cutting-edge techniques for treating unusual birth defects.

Do I need to replace my breast implants?

Do I need to replace my breast implants?

by Yenny (SU)
If you’re considering breast augmentation, or have already had one, you may be wondering when your breasts will require some “touching up”. Common hearsay points to 10 years as the magic number for when revision surgery may be required. However, a 2011 study by the FDA reported that only 1 in 5 people will require some type of modification at the 10-year mark – whether it be due to a broken implant, discomfort, malposition, Capsular Contracture, or a patient’s decision to change cup size.

Pediatric Plastic Surgery: Know the Facts

Pediatric Plastic Surgery: Know the Facts

by Yenny (SU)
But because a wide range of congenital and traumatic deformities can cause of a host of problems for children, a highly specialized area of medicine – pediatric plastic surgery – addresses these types of ailments, which can range from blisters and burns to complex genetic deformities.