Oscar continues to need therapy for his speech
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Full face transplant man thanks donor family

A Spanish man who underwent the world's first full face transplant has thanked his donor's family and the medics who performed the operation.

The man who is known as 'Oscar' revealed his new look before TV cameras in Barcelona.

He had been left unable to breathe, swallow, or talk properly after a shooting accident five years ago.

  • 26 Jul 2010
  • From the section Health