Indiana Man Receives Nation's Third Full Face Transplant

After a freak accident left his face horribly disfigured back in 2001, Mitch Hunter is now able to smile again. Hunter, a 30-year-old man from Indiana had a full face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, only the third such operation done in the U.S. "It was a full face transplant, including the skin between the ears and from forehead to chin," said Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, one of Hunter's surgeons and the director of plastic surgery transplantation at Brigham and Women's Hospital. ...Full Story
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