Face transplants
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face.
YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — A California man whose suicide attempt left his face disfigured had successful facial transplant surgery 18 months later, and the lead surgeon estimates his face should be “pristine” in as little as three years.
In a medical first, a French surgeon has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well. Dr.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texan who became the first in the nation to receive a full face transplant recipient after a 2008 power line accident has wed another burn victim he met at a support group.