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Face Transplant

Meet The Doctor Behind The Most Extreme Face Transplant Ever

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.01.2016 | Science

Last August, Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez performed the most extensive face transplant operation ever. In the 26-hour operation, which took place at New Yor...

Isabelle Dinoire, First Person To Receive A Face Transplant, Dies

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living

Isabelle Dinoire, the first-ever recipient of a partial face transplant, died in April after a long illness, according to a statement from the Amiens ...

Life One Year After An Extensive Face Transplant

The Huffington Post | Kara Ramonetti | Posted 08.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Graphic New Photos Of Face Transplant Show Burn Patient's Remarkable Rebirth

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.28.2016 | Science

The doctors behind the most extensive face transplant operation ever performed are out with a new report on the remarkable 26-hour procedure and how i...

Face Transplant Surgeons Make History And Change A Life

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.16.2015 | Science

Volunteer firefighter Patrick Hardison, a 41-year-old resident of Senatobia, Mississippi, suffered extensive facial burns after responding to a reside...

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...

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.

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

WATCH: Face Transplant Story Told By Donor's Wife

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"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 stubble – th...

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...

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...

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 ...

Connie Culp, Nation's First Face Transplant Patient, Emerges (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffingtion Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AP: CLEVELAND -- Five years ago, a shotgun blast left a ghastly hole where the middle of her face had been. Five months ago, she received a new face f...

Love Your New Face, Dear!

David Roche | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Roche

I was especially interested in this face transplant because I myself am disfigured. The left side of my face bulges and is streaked with a purple congenital venous malformation.

Best of 2008: Transplants

David Rees | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Rees

The news has been buzzing with details about this week's amazing face transplant, but a quick review of the year shows that the face transplant was not, in fact, the best transplant of 2008.

Hollywood's Special Glow

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jilly Gagnon

We've already seen Junior, the great career-defining work of the esteemed Californian governor, played out in real life.

Diary Of A Face Transplant

Daily Mail | BARBARA DAVIS and PETER ALLEN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In these riveting diary extracts, the world's first face transplant patient reveals how, two years on, she's still tortured by living with another wom...