The ‘wifi' otoplasty: combined concentric posterior microchondrectomies and sutures for correction of prominent ears
Prominent ears are by far the most common congenital ear deformity. Many techniques have been described using one or a combination of 3 basic methods: cartilage cutting...
18 days ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
The Right Tools: Advances In Reconstructive Surgery Devices
Historically, aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries have operated in separate domains, despite the fact that plastic surgeons are frequently responsible for both. Why the...
3 monthes ago - HealthWorks Collective
Otoplasty for prominent ears - demographics and surgical timing in different populations
Prominent ears are seen in approximately 5% of the population. This benign condition can be treated surgically to reduce or prevent psychological and social problems, most...
8 monthes ago - International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Surgeries That Enhance Facial Structure
While some facial plastic surgeries are designed to recreate a more youthful appearance, others are designed to enhance your natural beauty. The following surgeries that...
8 monthes ago - MD Face
Complications after prominent ear correction - A systematic review of the literature
There is great diversity in reported post-operative outcomes for otoplasty, with the incidence of haematoma or infection ranging from 0 percent to 15.6 percent and 0 percent to...
9 monthes ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Otoplasty: Corrective Ear Surgery for Children
The deeply personal decision to undergo an elective surgery becomes even more complicated when considering surgery for a child. Otoplasty is a procedure that may be...
11 monthes ago - MD Face
Auricular transverse muscle shortening as an adjunct to perichondrium-sparing Mustarde otoplasty
Recently, our article entitled “Antitragicus muscle resection: a key to correction of prominent lobules” was published in this journal.1 In addition to malposition or...
One year ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
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FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products
Kratom - a plant that grows in Asia - poses serious health risks, according to the FDA. Earlier this month, the agency declared that kratom acts like an opioid in the human brain.
Human brains become 'old' at just 25, study finds
Researchers, which included Lancaster University, found cerebrospinal fluid, which is found in the brain and spinal cord, changes its speed of movement in people older than...
Peanut capsules cure children of peanut allergies
Children who consume daily doses of peanut powder are less likely to have allergic reactions to the legume, according to new research conducted by California-based Aimmune...
2 Badass Cross-Country Skiers Just Made History at the Olympics, and Their...
Image Congratulations are in order for Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins. The two athletes just made history by winning Team USA's first-ever women's cross-country skiing...
Google Retina Scan May Reveal Heart Attack Risk
For the study, the researchers used models that were based on data from 284,335 patients and validated using two separate data sets of 12,026 and 999 patients.
Billy Graham, 'America's Pastor' Dies at 99
Internationally known evangelist Billy Graham, a counselor to presidents had been treated for cancer, pneumonia and other ailments before his death at 99.
New Insights On How Malarial Parasites Break Through Red Blood Cell
New insights on how malaria parasites usually breakthrough red blood cells and infect fresh cells.
Protein Levels in Spinal Fluid can Contribute Parkinson's Disease
Alpha-synuclein protein levels were found to be lower in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson's disease patients suffering from postural instability and gait difficulty.
Heavy Drinking - A Major Risk for Dementia
Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia.
Woman, 58, credits FaceTime for saving her life
Opokua Kwapong, who lives alone in New York, was on a FaceTime call with her sister Adumea Sapong, from Manchester. Tests in hospital later revealed she had a blood clot in the...