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[CNN] Face transplant patient ready to go home

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Dallas Wiens wanted to feel his 4-year-old daughter's kisses again, something he couldn't do after a horrific electrical accident disfigured his face. But he'll be able to sense her touch again soon, doctors said Monday, less than two months after Wiens underwent the first full face transplant in the U.S.
pretty amazing at what can be done in this modern age.


http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/05/09...ex.html?hpt=C2
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post #2 of 38
at pic
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looks like a pretty good job though.
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post #4 of 38
Hmm, they couldn't give him a face that DIDN'T produce facial hair? Sounds like that would be a pain in the ass if you're blind.

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I'm only kidding... this is just fricken incredible!
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post #5 of 38
Omg....
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post #6 of 38
That's a MAJOR accomplishment.
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post #7 of 38
Wow just wow. Absolutely incredible.
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post #8 of 38
Quote:
"I think he had his eyes on the goal, which was to feel his daughter's kisses again on his face, and nothing was going to stop him from doing that," Janis said.
Wow doctors, nice choice of words....


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post #9 of 38
Incredible. To have both form and function is amazing, I wouldn't have thought that regrowing or reattaching the nerve endings would be possible.

Also, what this guy went through really puts petty inconveniences into perspective.
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