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Breast

Taking Great Pains: EXPAREL® helps improve postop pain after breast reconstruction

The 2011 with the FDA approval of a novel formulation of bupivacaine, called EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) was a game change for breast reconstruction patients, according to harles K. Lee, MD, FACS, the chief of plastic surgery and director of reconstructive microsurgery at St Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco. Learn why here.

Face

Stephen S. Park, MD Named 2014-2015 AAFPRS President

tephen S. Park, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the new President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr Park is also the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

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Face

3D Imaging Sheds Light on Facial Aging

3D Speckle tracking photogrammetry that measures the strain placed on the facial soft tissues during movements may help researchers better understand how the face ages.