Archive | Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery

Plastic Surgery and Teens: Right, Wrong or Somewhere in Between?

The term “plastic surgery” often brings to mind thoughts of entertainment personalities who have cosmetic surgery to keep a youthful appearance. When thinking of plastic surgery in children we usually think of reconstructive procedures such as cleft lip and palate repair, however cosmetic procedures can sometimes be the right choice for children. Cosmetic surgery procedures […]

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What Is 3-D Printing and How Does It Make Lives Better?

Picture a tool that allows a surgical team to plan and rehearse a surgery without making a single incision. Imagine a technology that enables a medical practitioner to virtually peel back the layers of soft tissue to provide greater understanding of a particular patient’s anatomy before an operation. Envision a teaching device that educates the […]

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Parenting Tips If Your Child Has A Facial Abnormality

As a psychology fellow who regularly works with craniofacial patients, Celia Heppner, Psy.D., understands your child’s struggles, and your challenges as a parent trying to do the right thing. Here, our expert shares some of her best advice. 1. PREPARE A STORY. Their peers frequently ask children with facial abnormalities about their appearance. Help your […]

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