Reconstructive Surgery

Breast Cancer Survivors to Star in Fashion Show

Save the Date: The Loma Linda University and their Health System’s Department of Plastic Surgery is having the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fashion Show “The Pink Runway” featuring breast cancer survivors modeling clothing from Macy’s on September 30. Continue reading

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Regenerative Medicine to be Conducted among Wounded Veterans

The US government formally created the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine, or AFIRM. This branch of government office is partnered with first-class hospitals and research laboratories all over the country—giving them close to $300M in order to spur research regarding regenerative medicine and medical biotechnology for the artificial reconstruction of a lost body part of a soldier. Continue reading

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Innovative Surgery Rebuilds Face, Removes Rare Tumor

There are rare conditions, deformities and cancerous diseases that require innovative reconstructive surgeries to help patients restore their appearance and function in life. In a case of osteosarcoma, a 21-year-old African American male that had a history of the cancer was able to undergo to restore function and form. Continue reading

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We Salute You!

On Memorial Day, it only stands to reason that our thoughts go directly to those who were injured in the service and / or protection of others. We wish to extend our sincere gratitude to soldiers, firefighters, law enforcement, everyday heroes…and the surgeons and foundations who repair them when their injuries include reconstructive surgery. Read more about the doctors and programs that provide free plastic and reconstructive surgery to our ‘warrior heroes’. Continue reading

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