Wednesday, May 6, 2009

First US Face Transplant

This is a photo of Connie Culp, after an injury to her face, left, and then as she appears today. Culp is underwent the first face transplant surgery the United States at the Cleveland Clinic in December 2008. Culp spoke to the media at a news conference at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, on Tuesday, May 5, 2009. The 46-year-old mother of two lost most of the midsection of her face to a gunshot in 2004.

Amazing! To see her slide show and read more about the process of rebuilding her face go here.

No comments:

Post a Comment