The First Full Face Transplant: A Stunning Success

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In 1997, Richard Norris was shot in the face. The accident almost cost him his life, and, even after years of reconstructive surgery, left him without significant portions of his face and jaw.

Today, thanks to what surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center are calling the most comprehensive face transplant surgery ever performed, Norris has a new face. He also has new teeth, a new tongue, and a completely new set of jaws. The transformation has been nothing short of