Dr. Ruas is featured in a story about Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.
A World of Change. Her mother quietly stands in the corner, tearing up with pride over the girl who has had eight surgeries in four countries and still awaits reconstruction of her nose. The family left Fatima’s native Syria about seven years ago as pro-democracy protests challenged President Bashar al-Assad, leading to a devastating civil war. Stops in Lebanon and Turkey followed. Two years ago, the family came to America. Fatima’s last surgery about a year earlier in the Middle East had left her with a plastic tube sticking out of her nasal passage. She spoke no English….
Dr. Ruas was honored to write a chapter on Midface Decent and Malar Support for the newly released book: Aesthetic Surgery Techniques: A Case-Based Approach
Changing trends, ethnic and regional preferences, and a hands-on teaching method make cosmetic surgery uniquely challenging for novice and experienced surgeons alike. Aesthetic Surgery Techniques: A Case-Based Approach offers expert, real-world instruction by presenting chapters and patients in a classical fashion, providing a clinical perspective as you work through case after case, honing your knowledge and skills. A diverse, international group of highly reputable faculty takes you step by step through each case.