Stories tagged: face transplant
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Pair forever linked by face transplant share tearful meeting
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
Burned firefighter feels normal again after face transplant
A Mississippi firefighter who received the world’s most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him said Wednesday that he feels like “a normal guy” for the first …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
Woman’s body rejecting face transplant
The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting …
Wed., Dec. 17, 2008
First face transplant performed in U.S.
A woman being treated at the Cleveland Clinic has an almost entirely new face following the most extensive facial transplant ever performed, the medical center said Tuesday. The surgery is …