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21-year-old gets historic face transplant after attempting suicide by shooting herself

Techniques and technologies such as surgical rehearsal, 3D printing and virtual reality were used as part of the pre-operative planning.

16 Aug 2018 3:23 PM

Getting used to my new identity: Jerome Hamon, ‘the man with three faces’

Hamon suffers from neurofibromatosis type 1, a genetic mutation which causes severely disfiguring tumours and related complications.

17 Apr 2018 2:45 PM

Woman meets man who got her deceased husband's face through transplant

The two came together in a meeting arranged by the Mayo Clinic where Sandness underwent surgery that was the clinic’s first such transplant.

13 Nov 2017 7:42 PM

Twin tragedies give survivor boon for life

Andy met Mardini, a plastic surgeon whose specialty is facial reconstruction. As a newcomer at Mayo, the doctor was on call Christmas Eve.

19 Feb 2017 2:08 AM

Suicide survivor gets new face transplant

After an unsuccessful suicide attempt that nearly left his face destroyed, he has a new face that belonged to another man.

18 Feb 2017 9:10 PM