It was two years ago when the young American Cameron Underwood tried to commit suicide by firing head on a product of severe depression. However, the Californian native failed to try and was alive.
The consequences that led to the impact of the bullet, were reflected on his face, which was completely disfigured. The 26-year-old American, He lost most of his teeth and his nose.
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However, after the adversity he faced, a light of hope appeared with surgeon Eduardo Rodríguez of the University of New York Langone Health in Manhattan, who practiced surgery to reconstruct his face , as specified by the English site The Sun.
It was in January of this year, when the specialist participated in the Cameron operation, accompanied by more than 100 practitioners. Using a 3D donated mask of the donor, the expert managed to completely change the state of the young man, After 25 hours of operation.
It should be noted that to carry out this transplant, Rodríguez carried out one face-to-face graft to alive patient. In this case, the donor was William Fisher, a young man who died in 2017 after fighting a mental illness.
After 10 months of the intervention, the doctor was able to show favorable results in Underwood. "Although I'm still recovering and recovering the feeling and mobility, especially with my lips, I'm still very happy with the results"He affirmed the young man to present his new face at a conference.
Check the result of the intervention:
The new face of Cameron Underwood: the before and after the most advanced facial transplant in the world https://t.co/FxsaTT8CUo pic.twitter.com/LhrxiGpl1N
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