Second near-total face transplant at Cleveland Clinic

November 19, 2014 2:17 PM

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Second near-total face transplant at Cleveland Clinic

Surgeons at Cleveland Clinic have carried out yet another near-total face transplant, this time for a male patient whose face was severely disfigured in a car accident. The Ohio hospital announced on Tuesday that this operation, done in late September, was its second face transplant.

Till date, more than 2 dozen face transplants have been done all over the world, beginning with a French woman in 2005, who was mauled by her dog.

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