Ten years after the tragedy, even the first responders showed up, all to support a disfigured little girl who never met a gawker she couldn’t stare down or a heart she couldn’t melt. In September 2002, Charlotte Rose Ponce, then 3 months old, was attacked by a raccoon that broke into her Ravenna home near… Read More »
A ‘difficult’ challenge: How Michigan surgeon plans to build new nose for Honduran teen ZEELAND, MI — Creating a new nose for Adan Mejia Zavala posed a challenge even for a plastic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive facial surgery for children. “I spent some time thinking about it. I did CT scans and studied his… Read More »
Long struggle culminates in beneficial surgery for youth http://www.hollandsentinel.com/ Dr. Chaiyasate utilized his unique combination skills of craniofacial surgery and microsurgery to rebuild the nose and close the hole in the palate using a bone from the hip and a skin from the forearm.
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http://www.freep.com/ https://www.beaumont.edu/ Beaumont Surgeons Aim to Give Teen Better Life After years of waiting, months of planning and hours in the OR, Angela Atkinson of Redford feels a sense of relief. Her son, Ramon Aguilar, Jr., 16, born with facial abnormalities is getting the specialized care he needs. Back in September, after Angela found out… Read More »