Wonder' Film Brings Hope for Children Living with Facial Deformities

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, December 11, 2017

As a craniofacial surgeon with more than 30 years of experience in treating facial abnormalities and performing reconstructive surgery on children with congenital deformities, I am heartened to see that the film Wonder offers hope that tomorrow brings greater understanding and acceptance.

Wonder tells the story of Auggie Pullman, a fictional 10-year-old boy with a severe case of Treacher Collins syndrome — a rare genetic craniofacial disorder. Auggie must navigate new challenges in a new school, such as how to talk about his condition, make friends and handle bullying.
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