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Fort Worth resident Dallas Wiens, 26, before and after a full face transplant procedure at Brigham and Women's Hospital. (credit: brighamandwomens.org)

Face Transplant: North Texas Man Thriving 2 Years After Operations

The nation’s first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally. Medical imaging shows new blood vessel networks have formed, connecting transplanted skin with facial tissue.

12/04/2013

Fort Worth resident Dallas Wiens, 26, before and after a full face transplant procedure at Brigham and Women's Hospital. (credit: brighamandwomens.org)

Face Transplant Patient Can Feel Daughter’s Kisses

A North Texas man who had a face transplant a year ago says now he can feel his daughter’s kisses. Dallas Wiens of Fort Worth was at a Boston hospital Monday to follow up with his transplant team.

04/02/2012

Fort Worth resident Dallas Wiens, 26, before and after a full face transplant procedure at Brigham and Women's Hospital. (credit: brighamandwomens.org)

First US Full Face Transplant Patient Smiling

Ten months after becoming the first person to get a full face transplant in the United States, a Fort Worth man marvels at recovering the ability of expression.

01/14/2012

Fort Worth resident Dallas Wiens, 26, before and after a full face transplant procedure at Brigham and Women's Hospital. (credit: brighamandwomens.org)

Fort Worth Face Transplant Patient Reflects On Progress

A smile; a raised eyebrow; a wrinkled nose: They’re easy facial movements for most. They’re also the goal of Dallas Wiens.

06/21/2011