Archive for March, 2011

Doctors Perform First Full Face Transplant in U.S.

A team of surgeons, anesthesiologists and other physicians have performed America’s first full face transplant. The patient was a 25-year-old Texas man who had experienced severe electrical burns just three years ago. Through an incredible reconstructive procedure, he received a new nose, lips, facial skin, nerves and muscles for facial animation. Last year, the first […]

Spring is Body Contouring Season: Who’s Beach Ready?

Cosmetic surgery requires recovery time, and summer is almost here. Soon, thousands of Cincinnati men and women will flock to their backyards, local beaches, and pools in various states of relative undress. To prepare, some are hitting the gym and others are considering a body contouring procedure. If you fall into that latter category, then […]

Nose Surgery May Address Breathing Issues, Improve Quality of Life

Both facial surgeons and Otolaryngologists help patients resolve problems of airway obstruction in the nose, which are typically caused by “nasal deviation”. In a technique similar to rhinoplasty, a surgeon can correct this deviation – by straightening the airway and nose – to resolve breathing problems. Why is this important? Because nasal deviation was recently […]

Topical Botox Drug Still On the Horizon

As the economy rebounds, sales of wrinkle-blockers like Botox and Dysport are increasing in surgeon’s offices nationwide. Many consumers however, may be waiting for a game-changing version of botulinum toxin – in the form a topical wrinkle treatment. Both Botox and Dysport, while they are distributed by different companies, contain similar formulations of botulinum toxin. […]