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Plastic surgery

A better me
Teens increasingly seek cosmetic surgery
Published Dec 28, 2016
As the scope of surgeries requested by young patients grows, surgeons seek new guidance for treating requests not based on medical needs / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Saving face
Now comes the hard part
Published Spring 2013
Doctors have long mastered the techniques that make face transplants possible. Now the challenge is tricking bodies into accepting their new parts / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Surgeons create new ear for skin cancer patient
Published Sept 26, 2012
Woman lost her ear to aggressive cancer; new ear constructed using rib cartilage, placed under forearm skin for months to grow new covering / Johns Hopkins Medicine