News tagged with facial bones

Engineering a new face after injury

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today, surgeons face many limitations when it comes to helping a patient who suffers from a severe craniofacial injury, or an injury pertaining to the skull and the face. Most often a result of cancer or ...

dateJul 22, 2011 in Engineering
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Facial aging is more than skin deep

Facelifts and other wrinkle-reducing procedures have long been sought by people wanting to ward off the signs of aging, but new research suggests that it takes more than tightening loose skin to restore a youthful look. A ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Other
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Bone Implant Offers Hope for Skull Deformities

(PhysOrg.com) -- A synthetic bone matrix offers hope for babies born with craniosynostosis, a condition that causes the plates in the skull to fuse too soon. Implants replacing some of the infant’s bone with the biodegradable ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Medical research
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