02 December 2005

Woman has first face transplant

"Surgeons in France have carried out the first face transplant, it has been reported.

The woman had lost her nose, lips and chin after being savaged by a dog.

In the controversial operation, tissues, muscles, arteries and veins were taken from a brain-dead donor and attached to the patient's lower face..."
Talk about the movie Face/Off!

I can sense this is the next step in Cosmetic Surgery. But then again, would you want to wear someone elses face? And that could be someone dead or still alive...