Pros and cons of face transplant - How do face transplants work

How Do Face Transplants Work ? How Do Face Transplants Work

Face transplant is not a cosmetic enhancement. People who have suffered facial disfigurement are provided with better use of facial features such as eyes, lips and a normal appearance using a face transplant. More...

 

Pros And Cons Of Face Transplant

Pros And Cons Of Face Transplant

For an individual, his face is the image he represents the world around him. It is the window through which he lets everyone around him to know how he is feeling; happy, sad, angry or confused. Hence, it becomes difficult to visualize a situation where a person has lost his face. It could be due to a severe burn, or cancer or attack by an animal. Some times the face becomes disfigured so much that he is unable to face the world with the fear that he will be harassed and shunned. More...

Who Had The Face Transplant In United States ?

Who Had The Face Transplant In United States

Cleveland Clinic became the first hospital where the first face transplant in the US was performed in December 2008 by a team of doctors led by Dr. Maria Siemionow. The identity of the woman recipient, cause of her injury and the identity of the donor were not disclosed by the clinic.

The woman needed the transplant because of severe functional loss from trauma. She was able to breath through a hole in the wind pipe because of scaring and earlier reconstructive surgery. She had no nose and no palate after her injury. She was unable to eat and breathe on her own. More...

 

 

Intersting Articles On Face Transplants

Intersting Articles On Face Transplants

Here are some interesting articles on face transplants, if you are curious about the success of these types of transplantations. In addition, these articles will also show you that face transplants are no more considered to be part of science fiction.

First Near-Full Face Transplant a Success, So Far - February 13, 2009. More...