Surgeons have successfully performed an incredibly risky double transplant, giving a New Jersey man a new face and hands.
Chrissy Teigen has been looking into having her implants removed for a while now, and she’s finally pulling the trigger.
Dr. Peter Beale is under investigation for the deaths of eight children. and the maiming of 11 others, but his colleagues are closing ranks.
Less than 11 months after 26-year-old Cameron Underwood underwent a face transplant, he’s revealing himself to the world.
Gender-affirming healthcare can mean the difference between life and death for transgender people, but South African medical aids still see it as a choice rather than a necessity.
When she was 18, Katie Stubblefield tried to take her own life. Now, four years later, she has been given a new lease on life via a face transplant.
Mitchell Hunter had a full face transplant five years ago, and has finally decided to speak about his experience.
As you age, it’s important to retain who you are and if you want to get face improvements, be the best version of yourself.
The “Human Barbie” was attacked on Halloween night, being punched and strangled by two men outside her home.
A top plastic surgeon has suggested that Renee Zellweger has had a vast amount of work done to her face, and it’s hard not to argue.
People will do almost anything for their own 15 minutes of fame. What is deemed acceptable and when is it crossing the boob…I mean line
A Chaoyang Hospital has agreed to perform corrective surgery on a teenager who has ten vertebrae in his neck – three more than usual.
It’s said that the shape and size of the mannequins in a particular society is indicative of what people in that society see as ‘the ideal’ body shape.
It’s just what you’ve been waiting for! Or is it? Either way, DIY plastic surgery is a big thing now. Especially in Asia.
What do you do if you want a live feed on your smartphone that displays all of your body’s biometric data? You shove a massive computer chip under your skin, of course. Tim Cannon, a biohacker, recently became the first person to have one of these implanted – and it looks pretty painful.
Jason Mortensen woke up after surgery to repair his torn hernia. Whilst happily eating a cookie and tripping balls on morphine, he saw what he thought was a stunningly beautiful nurse. “Did the doctor send you?” he asked, “Are you a model?” What he didn’t realise in his drugged state was that he was talking to his wife of six years.
An 83-year-old woman has successfully had her lower jaw replaced with a 3D-printed model by scientists at Belgium’s University of Hasselt. This is the first such implant in the world, and was a much faster process than traditional artificial implants – we’re taking hours instead of days.
Eva Ottosson, 56, plans to donate her uterus to her 25-year-old daughter Sarah, who was born without one. This will be the second such procedure attempted, and, if successful, Sarah will carry a fetus in the same womb that once held her. The procedure could take place next spring, in Sweden.The procedure could take place next spring, in Sweden. Matryoshka dolls.
I’m not sure if this beats prosthetic tentacles, but it’s close. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are building snake-like robots that can reach delicate organs that don’t generally respond well to getting cut open. Because the prospect of surgery wasn’t frightening enough before.