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Science Dose: Auricular Reconstruction with Dr. Shay Izhak Duvdevani

Dr. Duvdevani's innovative auricular reconstruction method is significantly enhancing the quality of life for those with facial abnormalities.

Facial defects can be quite common and can cause a person many psychological issues, especially in the early periods of their lives. Head of Sheba’s Tissue Engineering Lab and ENT Head and Neck Specialist, Dr. Shay Izhak Duvdevani, discusses auricular reconstruction and the process of reconstructing a facial abnormality or creating an ear or nose for someone who was born without one, with the cartilage from the rib.

The process behind Dr. Duvdevani’s technique is not only life-changing, but a testament to how far medical advancement has come in the last decade. We highly encourage you to watch his interview and see the remarkable transformation and impact auricular reconstruction can have in improving the quality of life for individuals with facial abnormalities.

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