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FAQs on Face Transplant Surgery

1. What is the success rate of Face Transplant?

2. How long does it take to complete Face Transplant?

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5. What is Face Transplant?

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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Face Transplant?

The surgical reconstruction of the facial tissue of an individual with tissue obtained for the same individual or a suitable donor is Face Transplant. Face transplant is performed for individuals with severe facial disfigurement caused by burns, trauma, birth defects, cancers or tumors, etc.


What are the advantages of Face Transplant?

Few of the advantages of Face Transplant are:

  1. Restoring facial features of the individual
  2. Restore functional abilities like chewing, swallowing, speaking, etc.
  3. Improve the self-confidence in individuals
  4. Improved psychological well-being of the individuals.


What are the indications of Face Transplant?

Indications of Face Transplant are:

  1. Individuals with severe facial disfigurement Unable to speak or chew food properly
  2. Individuals where facial reconstruction cannot be performed by plastic surgery.


Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform Face Transplant?

A Plastic Surgeon who is highly skilled in Microsurgery and Craniofacial surgery along with a team of doctors from various specializations can perform Facial Transplant surgery.


What is the cost of Face Transplant?

The cost for the Face transplant tends to vary as it is a complex and extensive surgery that would require more than one surgery session and depends on the extent of the facial damage, deformity of the individual, availability of the infrastructure and well-experienced healthcare professionals.


Cost of Face Transplant depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. Extent of facial reconstruction required
  5. Type of tissue grafts used
  6. The medical condition of the patient
  7. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  8. Type of Hospital
  9. The admission room that you opted for
  10. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc.


Is Face Transplant a major surgery or minor surgery?

Face transplant is a major surgery as it involves replacing and reconstruction of the face of an individual with tissue grafts from the same individual or a suitable donor.


What are the risks and complications associated with Face Transplant?

Few of the risks and complications of Face Transplant are:

  1. Loss of blood
  2. Blood clots
  3. Loss of sensation in few areas
  4. Infection
  5. Tissue rejection
  6. Swelling


How long does it take to complete Face Transplant?

Face transplant is a major and complex surgical procedure and may take 10 -20 hours to complete.


What is the recovery time for Face Transplant?

Individuals who undergo face transplant surgery would need to stay in the hospital for 2-4 weeks and may take around 3-5 months to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Face Transplant?

The success rate of Face transplant depends on the following factors, like:

  1. Experience of the Plastic Surgeon
  2. Medical condition of the patient
  3. Extent of facial reconstruction required
  4. Post-Surgical complications that are involved


However, The success rate of Face Transplant can be 60-80%


Is Face Transplant  Permanent?

A face transplant is a permanent procedure and is performed to restore functional facial features in an individual.


What are the long-term results of Face Transplant?

Few of the long term results of Face Transplant are:

  1. Minimal scarring on the face
  2. Decrease trauma Improved self-confidence in individuals with a traumatic experience


Can Face Transplant be detected in the future?

Individuals who have undergone face transplants can be detected in the future by comparing before and after images of the person and presence of visual scars in the facial region.