The first full Face Transplant in United Stated

November 2008 was the worst month for Dallas Wiens. His head crashed on an electrical wire accident and burned his face. The accident happened while he worked in cherry picker and broke his nose and lips. He also got blind and he can’t see light perception on right eye, and lost the left eye.

Dallas Wiens got a face tranplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the northeastern city of Boston. He can imagine how to said his thank for his family and off course for the anonymous donor.

Dallas Wiens showed off his face with doctors who has been tranplant his face. Wiens said that he can never express what has been done and what his has been given at the press conference.

Dallas Wiens should break through a long step for this face transplant. He passed the first stages with 3 steps, the initial workup, the transplant surgery and operation healing, said chief of plastic surgery at Brigham and Women’s hospital, Elof Eriksson. The doctor also said that Wiens must has to regain his nerve and his muscle function.

Dallas Wiens is 26 years old and has a little daughter, Scarlette. His daughter said “’Daddy, you’re so handsome.” Wiens said “The first thing I was able to smell was hospital lasagna. You wouldn’t imagine it, but it smelled delicious. The ability to breathe through my nose normally, that in itself was a major gift,”

The transplantation for Wiens is the first full face transplant in United States. This operation was unveiled firstly in Spain at 2010. The partial face transplant done in 2005 for firstly. A French woman had been attacked by a dog, and she successfully finished the first partial face transplant.

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