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Reconstructive Surgery

Roger Ebert's Life Itself: A Presence Profoundly Felt, Even After His 'Leave of Presence'

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.10.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

While all 55 chapters are 4-star reads, the final nine offer moving evidence that, for a man who could not speak, he had restorative observations to make and therapeutic reflections to share.

Man With Reconstructed Penis Fathers Miracle Baby

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

While the world may be calling Mike Moore, 30, a medical miracle, he’s reveling in another new title: dad. The Mississippi resident is believed ...

Why I Made The Same Choice As Jolie -- But For Different Reasons

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 07.15.2013 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

Angelina Jolie was not the only one to choose a prophylactic mastectomy. I did, too -- but for different reasons.. (Thank you, Angelina, for making it public. You've given me the courage to write about it for the very first time).

Plastic Surgeons: Pioneers in Transplantation

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

Plastic surgery is more than skin deep. Reconstructive surgery, which Dr. Murray also excelled in, continues to push the field forward, with implications far beyond cosmetic procedures.

PHOTO: Doctors Reconstruct 'Living' Ear Lost To Cancer

Posted 09.28.2012 | Science

After 42-year-old Sherrie Walter of Bel Air, Maryland had her left ear surgically removed following a bout with an aggressive form of skin cancer, doc...

PHOTOS: Girl Mauled By Pet Raccoon Gets First Donor-Supported Surgery

Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact

After Charlotte Ponce was mauled by her family's pet raccoon 10 years ago, the brave girl is finally receiving the treatment that she deserves. The...

PHOTOS: Girl Mauled By Raccoon Gets Facial Surgery Thanks To Donors

Posted 08.17.2012 | Impact

Ten years after the family’s pet raccoon mauled Charlotte Ponce’s face, the Michigan girl is finally getting the reconstructive surgery she’s dr...

'I Survived': Teenager Shot In Face By Boyfriend

Posted 09.15.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "I Survived" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Biography), viewers were introduced to Johanna, who's had to survive more in her young life...

'RHOC': Alexis Gets A Nose Job, Leading To A Gross Discovery

Posted 05.20.2012 | TV

Alexis Bellino went under the knife for reconstructive surgery on "The Real Housewives of Orange County" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Bravo) for the same reaso...

Do You Know All The Options For Reconstructive Surgery After Breast Cancer?

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer must understand their options with regard to reconstruction of the involved breast. Here is a basic guide regarding surgical options for breast reconstruction.

'Bibi' Ayesha, Mutilated Afghan Woman, Receives 'Enduring Heart Award'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After having her nose and ears cut off by her husband as a punishment handed down by Taliban elders, "Bibi" Ayesha was left for dead. The courageous y...

Spanish hospital Claims 1st Full-Face Transplant

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

MADRID — A team of surgeons has carried out the world's first full-face transplant on a young Spanish farmer unable to breathe or eat on his own...

Iraq Plastic Surgery Boom

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Dr. Abbas al-Sahan's patient wasn't a war victim. She didn't have a scar that needed cosmetic surgery. All she wanted was a cute nose....

Surviving Breast Cancer, Heartbreak, And Depression

Alice Crisci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alice Crisci

As I struggle to reinvent my life in the wake of breast cancer, financial ruin and clinical depression, I realize that what I need most is predictability, routine, familiarity.

The Healing Curve Supports Breast Reconstruction for Breast Cancer Survivors

Dr. Gary Motykie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Motykie

There seems to be a huge hole in the medical system that needs to be filled for women that have undergone breast reconstruction but are left with breasts that look and feel alien.