Connie Culp, the recipient of a landmark face transplant, recently met the donor's family for the first time.
Doctors in Spain say they have carried out the world's first full face transplant on a man who severely damaged his face in an accident.
Doctors chose a woman who survived a shotgun wound to her face as the first recipient of a face transplant after treating her for nearly four years.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why the 22 hour face transplant is so extraordinary.
In 2004, a bullet ripped away Connie Culp's nose, cheeks and upper jaw. Metal fragments sprayed into her skull and stripped her face away, leaving nothing except for her eyes, her chin and forehead.
Connie Culp sings the praises of the team of doctors who performed a successful face transplant on her.
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