The 26-year-old Cameron Underwood, who worked as a welder, went through a serious depression that took him in 2016 to try to take his own life by shooting himself in the head in California, United States United States.
However, he failed for his purpose and continued to live, but with a disagreement completely. This fact led to his illness to increase to see the state where he was.
Most lost to lower chin, practically without teeth or nose, and had to take a liquid diet product from the problems with those left in the maxilla and pale.
That's where it was Underwood when he met with surgeon Eduardo Rodriguez from the University of New York Langone Health in Manhattan.
In January this year, the surgery doctor performed on Cameron, which included more than 100 doctors and lasted for 25 hours. There, using a 3D computer and 3D donor's printed print mask, the expert successfully changed the status of the young man.
This was shown 10 months later, after the next man to the surgeon gave a press conference, telling the details of the case. "I am very grateful to have a face transplant because it gives me a second chance in life," said Underwood.
"Although I still recover and improve feeling and mobility, especially with my lips, I'm still very happy with the results, I have drain and mouth, so I can wenu, talk and eat solid foods again, "he said. .
Who was the donor?
In order to make the transplant, Rodriguez performed a hidden face for livelihoods, the donor William Fisher, who was eager for 23 years who died at the end of 2017 after fighting mental illness.
"I'd like to say that so many incredible developments have been in the surgery, I'm a living test of that, but just because of special people like Will and family," said Cameron.
This was appreciated by the mother of William. "My son's death was a tragedy, I am grateful, in his decision, that we could give life to others, and especially that Will and Dr. Rodriguez have given Cameron and his family an opportunity to regain their dreams, "said Sally, the mother of the donor.
"Being part of this experience has been a strong source for me during a very difficult time. I do not think we'd survive a Will's death if it was not Cameron. Cameron has his whole life of & # 39 ; in front, and I love the idea of Willie helps her get a better life, "the woman finished.
So it was in Underwood: