In March, I traveled to Vietnam with Dr. Peter Newen. He was one of three plastic surgeons traveling on their own time and dime with the non-profit organization, Project Vietnam, based in Fountain Valley, Ca.
The mission of the surgical team was to perform cleft lip and palate surgery on some of the country’s poorest children. It would be the first time a military hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, would open its doors to American doctors. Continue reading
The Image Center staff joined thousands of people to participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk held annually in Costa Mesa, California. Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about steps we can take to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight against this disease with groundbreaking breast Continue reading
The Image Center’s own Impression Dental Care was happy to Sponsor two delegates for the 2012 Mrs. Globe Pageant. Impression Dental Care’s Dr. Katherine Ahn has been a passionate supporter for the W.I.N. Foundation and welcomed the invitation to also be a judge for the event which is held annually. Mrs. Globe is the largest international pageant for Misses in the world. Mrs. Globe is both a celebration of beauty and culture, as well as the largest charitable event for the WIN Foundation, a non-profit outreach that specializes Continue reading
Dr. Peter Newen of Image Plastic Surgery at The Image Center volunteered for a medical mission sponsored by Plasticos Foundation and Project Vietnam to travel to Vietnam to perform reconstructive surgery on children with birth defects such as cleft lip and cleft palate. Many of these children have been on the waiting list for years and were eager to receive the reconstructive surgery. Watch Dr. Newen’s KTLA ‘Improving Children’s Lives’ interview.