Doctors reconstruct boy's jaw with rib bone

Just six months after a 12-year-old boy underwent ambitious reconstructive surgery on his jaw, the active seventh grader was back on the soccer field and living a relatively normal life. The surgeon who performed the surgery removed a piece of the patient's rib and used it to recreate his jawbone, the California-based Palo Alto Patch reports.

January 4, 2011
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


Plastic surgery in China has growing pains

Fashion-conscious women add inches to the frame by wearing high heels. Ask any board-certified plastic surgeon in the States to make you taller and he will present choices ranging from Payless Shoes to Manolo Blahnik.

January 3, 2011


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