In 1997, Richard Lee Norris suffered a horrific gun accident that ripped off his nose, chin, lips and teeth and turned him into a recluse. 15 years later, doctors were able to perform the "most extensive face transplant ever" and give him a brand new face and new life.
The operation took 24 hours and 30 doctors, but the first full face transplant appears to be a success. Here's how Oscar, the patient, looks with his new face:
The operation took 22 hours and 30 doctors, but the world's first full facial transplant has been deemed "a success."