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Depressed Man Who Shot Himself Gets A Face Transplant

Some people are born lucky as they get a second chance to live. This is one such case of a lucky man who had tried killing himself with a gunshot and was left with a disfigured face and with a face transplant he plans on getting back to a normal life.

Check out the details of this unique case of a man who was depressed and one silly decision of ending his life that changed his entire life!

The story of the man who got a face transplant.


The Depressed Man

Cameron Underwood woke up with most of his face being destroyed. From nose, jaw, and teeth it was all destroyed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He shot himself while he was battling with depression.


He Can Smile Again

Underwood's struggle with coping up with the deformed face was harder, and the medics had been trying to get the man's face back with multiple surgeries. All thanks to a 25-hour face transplant operation he can once again smile, eat, and speak.


Cameron Underwood’s Mother Had Registered Him At A Face Transplant Unit

When doctors told Cameron Underwood's mother he might not survive, he proved them wrong; his mother knew he was a fighter and to help him in his recovery she got him registered at a Face Transplant Unit at NYU Langone Medical Center.


About The Donor

After months of wait, they got a call from the hospital and were informed about a donor named Will Fisher. Will Fisher was a registered donor and he was 'a budding New York City writer and a filmmaker' who studied at Johns Hopkins University. He had died after he had a battle with mental illness.


The Surgery Was A Success

The 25-hour face transplant operation was a great success as Cameron had a mouth and teeth again. However, it had taken some time for him to adjust to the new face and facial motions and expressions.


Cameron Is A Happy Man Now

Now Cameron is quite happy that he does not have to wear a mask all the time as he can lead a regular life without wearing a mask. He looks forward to leading a new life and also claims that he does not miss his old face.

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