Tag Archives: Surgery

Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headache for some patients – Science Daily

Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. Eighty-five percent of patients undergoing functional nasal surgery had at least partial improvement in their headaches, according to a research summary and update by Ahmed M. Afifi, MD,… Read More »

Texas woman dies after botched plastic surgery in Mexico: report

Laura Avila is on life support following the attempted procedure in Mexico, her family claims. (GoFundMe/Angie Avila) The Texas woman who suffered severe brain damage from surgical complications tied to plastic surgery in Mexico has died. TMZ reported Saturday that Laura Avila, 35, died just days after her family made the decision to move her… Read More »

Toddler has a head larger than most adults' after undergoing life-saving surgery

Toddler has a head larger than most adults’ after undergoing life-saving surgery to expand his skull by three inches in order to drain a build-up of deadly fluid on his brain Davey Reid was diagnosed with hydrocephalus at just 14 months old Now three, he has endured 22 operations to drain excess fluid from his head… Read More »