A particular challenge in clinical trials is recruiting potential participants. According to author Cher Zavala, there is a clear need to improve study recruitment rates — and the best way to do this is to use a multifaceted approach.
The old paradigm of patients finding plastic surgeons through referrals, word-of-mouth, a surgeon's reputation, and academic pedigree is over. It's now all about social media presence, an ASAPS study suggests.
People with facial paralysis are more likely to face depression and anxiety than the general population, especially if the paralysis occurs later in life rather than at birth, according to a recent study from Oregon State University.