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  1. Local specialist to join world tour sharing cancer knowledge

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and will take place in 11 places in Europe and Asia, including India and the mainland. The lone Hong Kong participant, William Ignace Wei from the University of Hong Kong's department of surgery ... ablative surgery. Three per cent of patients with head and neck cancer are diagnosed with salivary-gland tumours, and Professor Wei noted an increasing trend in the number of patients suffering ...

  2. Children to get the gift of a smile

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... to change a child's life forever, but for many families this is out of reach and the mainland public health system does not provide cleft surgery. Since 1991, the US-based charity Operation Smile has been training doctors and nurses on the mainland and sending teams of international volunteers to perform free cleft surgeries, especially in remote and poorer areas. The organisation, ...

  3. Surgeons hailed as 'brilliant'

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the initial emergency surgery, 10 surgeons operated in rotation over 15 hours to reattach his fingers and stitch together blood vessels using the latest microsurgery techniques. This was followed by four more hours of surgery, and Mr Ford now faces months of painstaking physiotherapy. 'The surgeons here have been absolutely brilliant and really know their stuff,' he said. ...

  4. Man Made... again

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Nell Raven

    ... Asian men are increasingly taking their lead from the west and paying for plastic surgery. Hong Kong plastic surgeon Dr Gordon Ma Fong-ying says the upturn reflects a growing awareness of what can be done to improve on the hand- or face- nature deals. 'The number of men undergoing plastic surgery is slowly increasing,' he says. 'People are now more open ...

  5. Mum's the word: prolific photo artist out of shot for latest launch

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Is photo artist Wing Shya overexposed or what? He just wrapped up a recent collaboration with artist Simon Birch for the Chancery Lane Gallery in June. He has a photo exhibit at the Ooi B ...

  6. Dinner promises to put a smile on charities' faces

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... organisation that supports medical missions on the mainland and its Charity Hospital, which opened at the end of last year, provides surgery and after-care services without charge to poor children ...

  7. Takiron's advanced plastics technologies set industry standards

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 09:45am by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... fixation devices are biodegradable and bioresorbable, and do not require another surgical procedure for removal. The devices are used in orthopaedic and reconstructive surgeries and the treatment of cranial, oral and maxillofacial fractures and deformities. Takiron sees an increased demand for bone fixation devices in Thailand and South Korea, with a growing clientele in Europe and China. ...

  8. Too sore to speak

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Ouch, you're eating something and you accidently bite the inside of your cheek. The next thing you know, you have a painful mouth ulcer. It's tender, it's swollen, you have problems chewing or brushing your teeth, and you can� ...

  9. Job-seekers join trend for beauty operations

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... a 23-year-old female university graduate, said she had HK$40,000 of plastic surgery to enlarge her eyes before starting to seek work. The woman- who preferred not to give her full name- revealed ... I was small. In fact, I thought I was rather ugly,' she said. 'My classmates used to tease me about my appearance. So I went for my first plastic surgery operation in Taiwan by saving up ...

  10. Nose job should not be seen as a career move

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... arena. However, there is no logical connection between the need to dress formally to impress an interviewer, with the need to undergo cosmetic surgery in order to look more physically attractive. ... worth of pocket money in order to have what was her second cosmetic surgery before starting to look for work. Citing career prospects may have been a front for youngsters to convince parents ...




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