Identifying EDS in Facial Plastic Surgery Patients
October 27, 2017
Lisa E. Ishii, MD , Theda C. Kontis, MD
Facial plastic surgeons should be on the lookout for signs and symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) in patients. There is no laboratory test for EDS, but it can compromise results of facial plastic surgery as skin won't tighten and patients with EDS heal poorly and scar terribly. Dr. Kontis shares some diagnostic pearls with host Lisa Ishii, MD.