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Reconstructive Surgery After Horrible Car Accidents

Each year, thousands of people are left disfigured due to car accidents. In fact, automobile accidents rank among one of the top reasons why people visit plastic surgeons each year. 328 more words

Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery in India: Providing Life-Altering Reconstruction for the Indigent

by Anup Patel, MD, MBA with assistance from Dr. Akshay Deshpande (microsurgery fellow)

India proves home for me for many reasons despite being born in the United States. 1,283 more words

Plastic Surgery

FGM Treatment and Reversal: Information for Survivors - Part 2

Following our informative article on FGM, this article focuses on the actual treatment and where to find information on medical help for FGM victims. 1,097 more words

Human Rights


Georgelyn was born with cleft lip and palate, and we have profiled her story in previous blog posts. Georgelyn has transformed into a confident, healthy, and proud young woman since becoming a Fresh Start patient, and at a recent event Georgelyn courageously shared her story about her Fresh Start journey: 467 more words

Patient Stories

Hold off on transgender surgery

At a time when our society attempts to push for individual freedom and personal choice , let me give some push back to a growing trend in the United States: transgender surgery. 445 more words


Our next Surgery Weekend is less than 3 weeks away on July 12th & 13th! So far, we have 7 infants, kids, and teens scheduled to receive surgeries on Saturday, and many more will receive speech therapy, laser treatments, and other medical care on Sunday. 241 more words

Patient Stories

Surgeon offers to help girl mauled by pit bulls

(HLNtv.com) – A Las Vegas surgeon says he is so moved by the story of 3-year-old Victoria Wilcher — who was mauled by pit bulls and allegedly told to leave a restaurant because of her scarred appearance — that he is offering to give her free reconstructive surgery. 330 more words