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Face Transplant

Gunshot Wound Survivor Got Incredible Facial Transplant And Is Now Gracing The Pages Of GQ

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.30.2014 | Good News

Richard Norris is no longer camera shy. The 39-year-old, who'd been severely disfigured by an accidental gunshot wound to the face in 1997, was giv...

Hand And Face Transplants To Be Regulated Like Other Organs

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure your liver or kidney could save someone's life. But would you donate your hands, or your face? Signing up to become an organ ...

Teen Grows New Face On Her Chest

Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living

A Chinese teenager continues to recover this week after successfully receiving a face transplant created using tissue from her chest. Xu Jianmei, a...

Perspective: Bitter Or Better

Jim Moret | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Jim Moret

What should have been the tragic end of two lives is instead an incredible beginning of a brand new journey.

UPDATED: Urgent Face Transplant Successfully Performed In Poland

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Monika Scislowska, The Associated Press WARSAW, Poland — A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disf...

Lye Attack Victim Gets Face Transplant

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living

BOSTON — Loved ones knew it was her at the hospital when they saw her teeth. Carmen Blandin Tarleton's face was unrecognizable after the lye at...

Face Transplant Recipient Says He Can Now Feel Daughter's Kisses

AP | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living

BOSTON -- The nation's first full face transplant recipient says he can feel his daughter's kisses now, a year after the procedure. Dallas Wiens (WEE...

Va. Man Gets Face Transplant After Gun Accident

AP | SARAH BRUMFIELD | Posted 05.27.2012 | DC

BALTIMORE — After 15 years of wearing a mask and living as a recluse, a 37-year-old Virginia man disfigured in a gun accident got a new face, no...

37-Year-Old Injured In Gun Accident Gets A New Face

AP/Sarah Brumsfield | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Brumsfield, Associated Press BALTIMORE — A 37-year-old Virginia man injured in a 1997 gun accident has received what University of Maryl...

Man Who Received First U.S. Full Face Transplant Is Smiling

AP | Posted 03.15.2012 | Good News

FORT WORTH, Texas — Ten months after becoming the first person to get a full face transplant in the United States, a Fort Worth man marvels at r...

U.S. Considers Regulating Face And Hand Transplants

AP | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 01.06.2012 | Healthy Living

-- The government wants to start regulating face and hand transplants just as it does now with kidneys, hearts and other organs, with waiting lists, ...

Charla Nash, Face Transplant Recipient, Speaks In Interview For First Time

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman who almost died two years ago when her friend's pet chimp attacked her and ripped off her face and hands, appeared ...

Woman Mauled By Chimp Gets Face Transplant

AP | Posted 08.12.2011 | Healthy Living

BOSTON -- A Connecticut woman who underwent a full face transplant after an attack by a chimpanzee wants to eat hamburgers and pizza again. Officia...

Transplant Recipient Returns Home With New Face

The Huffington Post | By Amanda Chan | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living

A decade ago, 30-year-old Mitch Hunter had a different face. But this Saturday, the Indiana resident returned home to his girlfriend, children, fri...

WATCH: First Face Transplant Recipient Speaks

Posted 07.09.2011 | Home

Dallas Wiens, the first recipient of a full face transplant in the United States, made his debut public appearance on Monday during an interview with ...

Second Full-Face Transplant In U.S. A Success

AP | Posted 06.26.2011 | Home

BOSTON -- Doctors at a Boston hospital have performed the nation's second full-face transplant, less than a month after the first. A team of more tha...

The Nation's First Full Face Transplant

AP/The Huffington Post | RUSSELL CONTRERAS and MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON -- A Texas construction worker horribly disfigured in a power line accident has undergone the nation's first full face transplant in hopes of s...

Badly Burned Man May Be 3rd In U.S. To Get Face Transplant

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

FORT WORTH, Texas — Dallas C. Wiens wants to be able to smile, to smell the rain, to feel his 3-year-old daughter's kisses. Two years ago, Wien...

WATCH: Face Transplant Story Told By Donor's Wife

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"What a great gift you could give to somebody," said Joseph Helfgot, the soon-to-be donor of his face. "The people out there that are donors, they wou...

Full Face Transplant With Eyelids: French Team Completes Historic Operation (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — A 35-year-old man with a genetic disorder has an entirely new face – including tear ducts that cry, and a chin that sprouts stubbl...

Rafael, Spanish Face Transplant Patient, Goes Public (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MADRID -- A Spanish man who underwent a partial face transplant in January has appeared in public for the first time, hugging his surgeon and tha...

Spanish hospital Claims 1st Full-Face Transplant

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

MADRID — A team of surgeons has carried out the world's first full-face transplant on a young Spanish farmer unable to breathe or eat on his own...

First Full Face Transplant Reportedly Performed In Spain

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Surgeons in Barcelona's Vall d'Hebron Hospital claim to have performed the world's first full face transplant. The unnamed patient has received an en...

James Maki: Second US Face Transplant Recipient (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***TEXT FROM AP*** The Massachusetts man who received the nation's second face transplant asked for a mirror four days after the operation. "I just ...

Connie Culp: Facing the Nation

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

When Connie Culp's husband shot off her face with a shotgun, he was sentenced to a mere seven years in prison. She was sentenced to spend the rest of ...