Your face is how the world sees you. But what if something awful happened to it? In 2005, Isabelle Dinoire was the first recipient of a face transplant. How do doctors transplant a face, and is it a good idea?
WHAT'S INSIDE: MODERN MEDICINE
- Modern Medical Technology
- Modern Medical Treatments
Two thousand years ago, Hippocrates pointed out that diseases affect everyone differently. Fueled by that philosophy, today's scientists and physicians are using personalized medicine to treat the most common to the most complex conditions.
They're usually thought of as foul, slimy creatures hungry for blood, but leeches are beneficial in today's medical treatments.