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Face Transplant

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

Face transplant recipient Dallas Wiens speaks at a press conference in Boston, Massachusetts on May 9, 2011. (credit: Adam Hunger/AFP/Getty Images)

Texan With Full-Face Transplant Gets Married

A Texan who became the first in the nation to receive a full face transplant recipient after a 2008 power line accident has wed another burn victim he met at a support group.

03/30/2013

Face transplant recipient Dallas Wiens speaks at a press conference in Boston, Massachusetts on May 9, 2011. (credit: Adam Hunger/AFP/Getty Images)

Face Transplant Man Grateful For Guide Dog

A North Texas man who, in 2011, became the nation’s first full face transplant recipient has thanked the Southlake Lions Club for helping him get a guide dog.

12/05/2012

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)

Face Transplant Recipient Soon Getting Guide Dog

Dallas Wiens is proof you can overcome almost anything. The Fort Worth resident lost his face to a horrible accident and recently became the first in this country to receive a face transplant.

09/26/2011

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

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 Full Face Transplant Patient Makes 1st Appearance

The nation’s first full face transplant recipient, a 25-year-old Fort Worth man, has made his first public appearance since his operation.

05/09/2011

Dallas Wiens, 25, describes his injuries during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: AP Photo/LM Otero via CBS News)

Fort Worth Man Gets Full Face Transplant In Boston

A Boston hospital has performed the nation’s first full face transplant, of 25-year-old patient Dallas Wiens of Fort Worth.

03/21/2011