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Operation Smile Company Profile

20:00 EST 17th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

Founded in 1982 by Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, Operation Smile, headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, is a worldwide children's medical charity whose network of global volunteers are dedicated to helping improve the health and lives of children and young adults. Since its founding, Operation Smile has treated more than 140,000 children born with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities and the organization has a presence in more than 50 countries. In addition to contributing free medical treatment, Operation Smile trains local medical professionals in its partner countries and leaves behind crucial equipment to lay the groundwork for long-term self-sufficiency.


News Articles [144 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Researchers crack the smile, describing 3 types by muscle movement

(University of Wisconsin-Madison) The smile may be the most common and flexible expression, used to reveal some emotions, cover others and manage social interactions that have kept communities secure ...

A winning smile avoids showing too many teeth, researchers say – The Guardian

The GuardianA winning smile avoids showing too many teeth, researchers sayThe GuardianIf you want your smile to appear pleasant, you might want to avoid a dazzling beam, research suggests. A study by ...

Operation Smile Philippines Hosts NEXT Asia Summit 2017 JULY 13–15 in Manila in Partnership with St. Luke's Medical Center

Manila, Philippines (PRWEB) July 12, 2017 Leading medical authorities who spearhead Operation Smile medical programs throughout Asia...

SMILE can offer similar outcomes as LASIK with less dry eye

Jodhbir S. MehtaNEW ORLEANS — Athletes, patients with moderate to high myopia, military personnel and those with a risk for prolonged postoperative dry eyes are the best candidates for small incisio...

Researchers crack the smile, describing three types by muscle movement

The smile may be the most common and flexible expression, used to reveal some emotions, cover others and manage social interactions that have kept communities secure and organized for millennia.

MEA Review: The SMILE trial – a lesson in how not to conduct clinical trials in people with ME/CFS | 12 October 2017

  The SMILE trial was an attempt to determine the efficacy of the Lightning Process® when delivered in addition to specialist medical care in the treatment of ME/CFS for children...

Facial models suggest less may be more for a successful smile

Research using computer-animated 3D faces suggests that less is more for a successful smile, according to a study published June 28, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Nathaniel Helwig from t...

Wider Smiles Aren’t the Most Pleasing – HealthDay

HealthDayWider Smiles Aren't the Most PleasingHealthDayWEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Less is probably more when it comes to a convincing smile, a new study finds. More than 800 people w...

PubMed Articles [380 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Retreatment strategies following Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): In vivo tissue responses.

With any refractive correction, including Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE), there may be a residual refractive error that requires a retreatment. Here, we investigated the tissue responses ...

An evaluation of the influence of teeth and the labial soft tissues on the perceived aesthetics of a smile.

Objective The aim of this study was to investigate how the lips and teeth may affect the perceived aesthetics of a given smile. Lips and teeth were collectively assessed in different fields of view to...

Predictability of SMILE over four years in high myopes.

To determine whether the visual outcomes of the refractive surgery technique small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE), are stable, effective, and predictable for high myopia over a four-year period...

Evaluation of Human Corneal Lenticule Quality After SMILE With Different Cap Thicknesses Using Scanning Electron Microscopy.

To evaluate the surface characteristics of lenticules created by small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) with different cap thicknesses.

Providing Undergraduate Nursing Students and the Community With an Opportunity to SMILE: Student Managed Initiatives in Lifestyle Education.

The SMILE: Student Managed Initiative in Lifestyle Education program is an arts and health workshop that runs for 2 hours per day for 8 weeks. Health care students and community members are invited to...

Clinical Trials [677 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Comparison of Next Generation Laser Techniques of Myopia Correction: iDesign vs. SMILE

The proposed study seeks to compare visual acuity, tomographic outcomes, biomechanical changes and inflammatory profile of normal eyes (matched for age, refraction and corneal thickness) u...

International Multicenter Study on SMILE Surgery

The purpose of this study is to carry out an international multicenter trial to get more convincing and valuable results of the SMILE surgery and compare the outcomes between the SMILE sur...

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Restylane Silk in the Treatment of Cheek Fold (Radial Smile Lines)

Filler study for smile lines in cheek folds

Comparison Between FS- LASIK and FS-SMILE for Correction of Myopia and Myopic Astigmatism

Aim of the work is to compare the results of femtosecond assisted LASIK and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) as regards safety, efficacy and predictability. As a secondary outco...

Lower Femtosecond Laser Energy Levels Lead to Better Visual Recovery After Small-incision Lenticule Extraction for Myopia

Small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE), the most recently developed refractive surgical technique, is being performed in a growing number of cases. This intrastromal keratomileusis us...

Companies [329 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Operation Smile

Founded in 1982 by Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, Operation Smile, headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, is a worldwide children's medical charity whose network of global volunteers are dedicated to helping ...

Well Placed Smile

Well Placed Smile provides life planning and strategy resources that empower people to lead complete, purposeful lives. Based in Nashville, the company specializes in corporate, c...

Smile Generation

Smile Generation is a referral service for best-in-class dentists committed to modern dentistry and patients' happiness. The Smile Generation connects patients with great dentists dedicated to deliver...

Share A Smile

Based in Huntington Beach, Calif., Share A Smile’s goal is to enrich the lives of Southern California's underprivileged children by providing major dental and orthodontic pro...

Smile Reminder

Smile Reminder, the pioneer in text and email messaging to patients, is the clear leader in providing patient communication and interaction solutions for health-care providers.

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