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Options for managing obstructive sleep apnea after pharyngeal flap

Dr. Gage responds to one family's question regarding how to manage obstructive sleep apnea after pharyngeal flap surgery.
I was recently sent a question from a parent whose teenage son had developed obstructive sleep apnea after pharyngeal flap surgery. The family was not sure what the best options w… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/options-managing-obstructive-sleep-apnea-after-pharyngeal-flap/

Dr. Gage answers a family's question regarding a vertex bulge after sagittal synostosis correction

Dr. Gage answers another family question regarding a head shape concern after sagittal synostosis correction as part of the "Ask The Doctor" feature on the Children's Craniofacial Association blog
As part of my ongoing participation in the Children's Craniofacial Association family blog, I answer one family's question regarding a vertex bulge after strip craniectomy. While … http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/dr-gage-answers-ts-question-regarding-vertex-bulge-after-sagittal-synostosis-correction/

Fox 2 News Follows One of Our BWS Patients After Tongue Reduction Surgery

A local news affiliate features one of Dr. Gage's patients during his tongue reduction surgery journey.
Dr. Gage recently performed tongue reduction surgery on a young patient with Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome whose family travelled to St. Louis for his care. A local news station tra… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/fox-2-news-follows-one-our-bws-patients-after-tongue-reduction-surgery/

Dr. Gage Discusses the Staging of Surgery for a Child with CFND Features

Dr. Earl Gage answers a family's questions regarding what order surgeries should be done in their child with a complex craniofacial diagnosis.
I am so pleased to be able to contribute once more the the Children's Craiofacial Association blog. In this post, part of our regular "Ask the Doctor" feature, I answer one parent… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/dr-gage-discusses-staging-surgery-child-cfnd-features/

Dr. Gage Discusses Cranial Vault Surgery and Chiari Malformations

Dr. Gage answers a family's question regarding their child with Crouzon syndrome and possible surgical options to address a Chiari malformation for the Children's Craniofacial Association
Recently, a family asked me how to decide whether to do a front-orbital advancement or a Chiari decompression first for their daughter with Crouzon syndrome. They had two craniofa… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/dr-gage-discusses-cranial-vault-surgery-and-chi/

Dr. Gage Blogging for Children's Craniofacial Association

Dr. Gage is happy to partner with the Children's Craniofacial Association for a new "Ask The Doctor" feature on their blog. This month's post answers a family's question regarding treatment of craniofrontonasal dysplasia.
I am excited to continue partnering with the Children's Craniofacial Association to answer family questions about craniofacial conditions. Check out my latest blog post regarding … http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/dr-gage-blogging-childrens-craniofacial-association/

Kids Plastic Surgery's Amazing Nurse Practitioner, DeAnn Wilson

DeAnn Wilson, the craniofacial nurse practitioner at Kids Plastic Surgery, has been recognized 3 times this year with prestigious nursing awards! We congratulate her on a tremendous accomplishment.
We are fortunate at Kids Plastic Surgery to have a tremendous nurse practitioner! DeAnn Wilson, PNP, has been with the practice for 11 years.  At KPS, we have long known that she … http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/kids-plastic-surgerys-amazing-nurse-practitioner-deann-wilson/

Dr Gage On 3D Printing and Ear Reconstruction

Dr Gage answers a family's questions about 3D printing and how it might by applied in ear reconstruction for the Children's Craniofacial Association blog.
Check out my response to a family's question regarding 3D printing technology and how it might some day be used to improve ear reconstruction. This response is part of my ongoing … http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/dr-gage-3d-printing-and-ear-reconstruction/

Cyberbullying - What Parents, Teachers and Students Need to Know

Cyberbullying resources for parents, teachers and children
I recently had the opportunity to compile some resources on cyberbullying for the Children's Craniofacial Association. Together, we put together some great resources for families,… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/cyberbullying-what-parents-teachers-and-students-need-know/

Dr Gage Treats Toddler from Guatemala

Dr Gage’s international charity work is highlighted by Mercy Hospital
621 S. New Ballas Rd, Tower A, Ste 260 St Louis, MO 63141 Tel. 314-251-4772  Fax 314-251-5772 Dr Gage was recently recognized for volunteering his time and surgical skills to ca… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/dr-gage-treats-toddler-guatemala/

Preventing flat heads

Dr. Earl Gage discusses causes of flat heads in babies and how parents can prevent this common problem.
As more parents put their babies to sleep on their backs, pediatricians have noticed an increase in positional plagiocephaly, or flattening of the head. The “Back to Sleep” campaig… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/preventing-flat-heads/

Dr. Marsh recognized for international volunteerism

Dr. Jeffrey Marsh, our senior craniofacial surgeon, was recently recognized by Ladue News for his substantial contributions to pediatric craniofacial care in Asia.
Dr. Jeffrey Marsh has dedicated his entire career to caring for children with craniofacial problems.  His personal contributions include not only the surgical care he has personal… http://kidsplasticsurgery.org/blog/dr-marsh-recognized-international-volunteerism/