The 3-D printing movement has been featured in countless articles and media describing the changes it will bring to manufacturing, technology and the world. But what can we expect to see in the medical simulation community? Currently, the majority of medical simulation...
From limb lengthening in India and nose-jobs in Iran to designer vaginas in the West — how much do the most popular cosmetic surgeries around the world say about our notions of beauty?
According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 62,450 new cases of thyroid cancer in the U.S. in 2016. Of those, 49,350 will be women. Surgery can leave a very visible scar on the neck, but a doctor in Denver...
Dermatography as an adjuvant procedure after head and neck surgery improved patients' perception of the appearance of scars or skin grafts as well as quality of life, according to data recently published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.
Summers on the family farm are the best for 10-year-old Hinckley native Amber Rose Kordiak. That was until an accident nearly killed her three years ago. The farm accident crushed what most people notice first: her...
Australian researchers have developed a new 3-D-imaging system that will provide facial cosmetic procedure patients with an accurate prediction of results. Developed at the University of Western Australia, plastic surgeons will be able to provide a better idea of potential...
Patients with unsightly scars from cancer surgeries may benefit from "medical tattoos" that can help restore some of the skin's natural appearance, Dutch researchers report. The researchers surveyed 56 patients who got medical tattoos on their head and neck, and found they...
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