A 64-year-old man is the world's oldest face transplant recipient after his successful surgery in Canada. Now four months after his surgery, the man is said to be doing well.
Medicine September 15, 2018
Using hydroxyapatite and a biodegradable polymer, researchers developed a biomaterial that can repair bones and other forms of injury. The hyperelastic bone shows promise in reconstructive surgery.
Material Science September 29, 2016
U.S. surgeons conducted a reconstructive surgery on a patient, who has severely-damaged esophagus, through the use of commercially available, FDA-approved skin tissues and metal stents. Years after the procedure and recovery, the patient is now eating normally and maintaining a steady weight.
Life April 11, 2016
The face of an eight-year-old boy from Congo was severely damaged when chimpanzees attacked him two years ago. U.S. doctors helped bring the boy to the country for a rare facial reconstructive surgery.
Life January 7, 2016
A breakthrough scar-free reconstructive facial surgery was performed for the first time in Canada. A man whose face was deformed and bashed five years ago has his face back with no scars at all.
Life November 12, 2015
Using human reconstructive surgery techniques, one vet was able to give a labrador his face back after a debilitating accident.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 27, 2015
A rare case of nasal cancer distorted Rajendra Prasad Aggarwal's face. A successful 12-hour surgery, however, restored it to its original form.
Life October 3, 2015
An African boy born with microtia received reconstructive surgery worth $4,500 in India. Here's his story.
Life September 29, 2015
Yahya El Jabaly, a three-year-old Moroccan boy, successfully underwent surgery in Australia to reconstruct his face after having been born without eyes, nose and upper jaw.
Life June 29, 2015
Doctors have successfully removed a football-sized tumor from an 11-year-old boy after a 12-hour surgery. The boy will have to undergo further reconstructive surgery and the removal of excess skin.
Life November 19, 2014
Lessya Kotelevskaya's disfigured face has negatively impacted her. A reconstructive surgery she underwent at the University of Louisville on Monday, however, may positively change her life.
Life June 25, 2014
Victoria Wilcher's scars caused her to be kicked out from a KFC restaurant but after learning of her story, a plastic surgeon from Las Vegas offered her his services for free.
Life June 24, 2014
With the aid of a 3D-printed skull, doctors successfully reconstructed the face of a man who fell from a 5th floor balcony.
April 2, 2014