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Facing the Future of Face Transplants

Posted by • February 22nd, 2012

There were many reasons to believe that face transplants wouldn’t work.  The blood supply was too complex.  The nerves were too difficult to rewire.  The body’s immune system would reject a face it didn’t recognize as its own. But at least eighteen face transplants have now been performed world wide, with apparently encouraging results.  And in… Read More…