Wilmington Plastic Surgery News & Events

Many times breakthrough technology emerges from an innocuous source. One such example is tissue nutrient solution (TNS), which originated from commercial collagen production. When creating collagen in vitro, human fibroblasts are placed in a nutrient rich medium. A shock to this system is executed with the intention of triggering fibroblast production of growth factors that naturally stimulate collagen production –...

WPS is proud to be a sponser of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood, Inc. “Ta-Ta Sisterhood, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation that envisions a world without breast cancer. The sale of our clothing generates funds to help us achieve our mission of increasing the awareness, prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and eradication of breast cancer worldwide. ” from their website. Learn more about this great organization...

Finding out your mother or your sister has breast cancer can be devastating. Now imagine that they both receive that diagnosis—on the very same day. “It was surreal,” said Margee Herring of that January day in 2003. “My mother called me with the news of both her cancer, and my sister, Karen’s. It was simply stunning. All of a sudden, breast cancer was a very real part of my family. The statistics...

Borrowing on the tradition of blowing on an eyelash to make a wish come true, the LATISSE® Wishes campaign aims to raise awareness and support for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Allergan has already committed $500,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and, with your help, will increase this donation to $1 million. Actress Brooke Shields and beauty expert Anastasia Soare have joined Allergan to launch this campaign to help...

Dominican Republic Dr. Kenneth White Plastic Surgery Kenneth White began his medical mission work while a third-year surgery resident in Wilmington. He traveled to the Dominican Republic with another doctor to perform reconstructive surgeries, an experience that secured his resolve to make mission work a major part of his life. As a plastic surgeon with Wilmington Plastic Surgery, White decided to adopt the Dominican...