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July 23, 2016

Review Article Compared Over-the-Counter Nasal Dilators

June 30, 2016 — The narrowest area of the nose is the internal nasal valve and obstruction can cause airflow trouble. A review article compares over-the-counter mechanical nasal dilators for their efficacy in ... read more

Wearable Technology Gets Good Ratings from Plastic Surgeons

June 29, 2016 — Plastic surgeons see some clear advantages of using Google Glass in the operating room, reports a new ... read more

Topical Skin Creams Effective to Treat Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma

June 2, 2016 — Basal cell carcinoma is one of the most common cancers and its incidence is increasing worldwide, putting a significant burden on health services. Topical treatments are available for superficial ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Facelift patients who wish to avoid the dreaded 'turkey wattle' neckline years later should undergo a full-incision surgical technique instead of a short-scar method, according to novel new ... read more

Surgery for Chronic Temporal Headaches: Simplified Approach Shows Good Results

Apr. 29, 2016 — A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to new ... read more

Facial Grading Systems for Patients With Facial Paralysis

Apr. 21, 2016 — When patients have facial paralysis, many rehabilitation specialists and facial reanimation surgeons use the time-tested Sunnybrook Facial Grading System (FGS) to measure and look for changes in ... read more

Inflammatory Factors Cause Damage to Back of Eye Following Keratoprosthesis Implantation

Apr. 7, 2016 — Researchers have identified inflammatory factors that contribute to optic nerve damage following keratoprosthesis implantation in a mouse model, a new report ... read more

Experience in Afghanistan Highlights Plastic Surgeons' Role in Combat Trauma Surgery

Mar. 31, 2016 — Especially with improved chances of survival from severe combat trauma, plastic surgeons play a critical role in managing injuries sustained in modern warfare, suggest researchers with experience at ... read more

Ibuprofen Doesn't Increase Bleeding Risk After Plastic Surgery

Mar. 31, 2016 — Patients are often instructed not to take ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) before or after surgery because of increased bleeding risk. But available evidence suggests ... read more

Study Examines Patients' Willingness to Pay to Fix Facial Deformities

Mar. 24, 2016 — How much would you be willing to pay to fix a facial defect? A new study has examined that question, and found that observers placed a premium on repairing large and central facial defects and were ... read more

Ultrasonic Surgery Reduces Pain, Swelling After Chin Surgery

Mar. 11, 2016 — For patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), the use of ultrasonic 'piezosurgery' equipment reduces trauma, pain, and swelling, compared to traditional surgical ... read more

Revision Rates, Patient Characteristics in Those Undergoing Septorhinoplasty

Mar. 10, 2016 — The overall revision rate for septorhinoplasty (a surgical procedure to fix the nose and nasal septum) was low at 3.3 percent although certain patient characteristics were associated with an ... read more

Periorbital Transplantation May Be Promising Alternative to Protect Vision in Facial Transplant Candidates

Mar. 9, 2016 — Transplantation of the periorbital tissues -- the area surrounding the eyes -- is a 'technically feasible' alternative to protect a functioning eye in some patients being considered for ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — A psychologist has just published the results of a national study examining how men feel about their bodies and their attractiveness. Long thought to be an issue primarily faced by women, body ... read more

Quality of Life Not Notably Better for Women Choosing Double Mastectomy

Mar. 7, 2016 — Contralateral prophylactic mastectomies were associated with slightly higher satisfaction in women's perception of how their breasts looked and felt, but primarily among women whose mastectomies ... read more

Liposomes Cannot Penetrate the Skin

Mar. 7, 2016 — Researchers show once and for all that liposomes cannot function as carriers transporting active agents into the skin. The research group is the first in the world to use a special microscope, called ... read more

Dermatology: Patients Have Many Reasons to Love Lasers

Mar. 4, 2016 — From removing birthmarks to reducing wrinkles, dermatologists can use laser treatments to help patients in more ways than ever. Thanks to recent advances in laser technology, experienced ... read more

Using Streaming Online Media to Learn New Surgical Techniques

Mar. 3, 2016 — A small survey American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery members found that most of them had used online streaming media (i.e., YouTube) at least once to learn a new technique and ... read more

New Breast Reconstruction Technique Provides Better Outcomes, Less Discomfort for Women Recovering from Breast Cancer

Mar. 2, 2016 — New and progressive advances have been made in breast cancer surgery. Authors of a new article report on an innovative technique – called pre-pectoral placement of a tissue expander -- was utilized ... read more

3-D Analysis and CAD/CAM Techniques Lead to New Advances in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Feb. 26, 2016 — Three-dimensional analysis, virtual surgical planning, and computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques are leading to new and refined approaches to reconstructive surgery of the skull, face, ... read more

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