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10 Before And After Face Transplant Photos

Medical science can do weird and wonderful and slightly unsettling things. Following yesterday's amazing story of Ugur Acar, here are nine more examples of face transplant procedures. WARNING: While most will find these images fascinating and inspirational, some may find them disturbing.

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Li Guoxing of China lost much of his right face when he was attacked by a bear. He received a partial face transplant in 2006. Sadly, he died in 2008 as a result of complications from the transplant.


Pascal Coler of France was severely disfigured by neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder causing benign tumors to grow on his face. He received a nearly full facial transplant in 2007.



Isabelle Dinoire of France lost much of her face when she was mauled by her dog. She became the first person in history to successfully receive a partial face transplant in 2005.


Dallas Wiens of Texas suffered nearly fatal burns over most of his head after the construction lift he was riding hit a power line. He received a full face transplant in 2011.

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