PLASTIC SURGERY NEWS

Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3-D printing, according to findings released at AAO 2014... read more >>

The latest interim data from XPAND, AirXpanders Inc.'s U.S.-based, head-to-head pivotal study of its new, needle-free, patient-controlled tissue expansion system for mastectomy patients undergoing... read more >>

Patients who have plastic surgery to reshape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain "significantly greater" weight loss than those who do not have surgery, according to a new... read more >>

Flap viability index can show critical level of blood flow for popular DIEP technique, reports study in PRS Global OpenFor women undergoing breast reconstruction using the advanced "DIEP"... read more >>

An international research group including Viennese pathologist Lukas Kenner has reviewed cases of possible association between breast implants and a form of lymphoma that may develop tumours at a... read more >>

New insights into botulinum neurotoxins and their interactions with cells are moving scientists ever closer to safer forms of Botox and a better understanding of the dangerous disease known as... read more >>

A new standardized assessment provides a useful tool for tracking surgeons' progress as they develop the skills needed to perform robot-assisted microsurgery, reports a study in the October issue of... read more >>

Information plus patient preferences can help in sorting through reconstruction options, according to plastic and reconstructive surgeryDecision analysis techniques can help surgeons and patients... read more >>

Patients who lost more than 100 pounds and those who shed weight through bariatric surgery had the highest risk of complications from later surgical procedures to reshape their leaner bodies, a new... read more >>