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America’s first face transplant – Connie Culp

connie culpThe story of Connie Culp, America’s first face transplant, is a remarkable milestone in the world of facial surgery. Most importantly, it is an inspirational story of struggle and triumph. About five years ago, Connie was shot by her own husband and that shotgun blast destroyed her cheeks, nose, an eye, and the roof of her mouth. Hundreds of fragments of shotgun pellet and bone splinters were embedded in her face. She needed a tube into her windpipe to breathe. Only her upper eyelids, forehead, lower lip and chin were left.
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Broken collarbone recovery time may take up to 12 weeks

Broken collarbone recovery timeA lot of people are searching for the phrase “broken collarbone recovery time” and I’m guessing it has something to do with football since it’s the start of NFL and college football madness. And because I have some bets in Pro Line as well this term stirred my curiosity that I’m compelled to write it here.

I’m no medical expert so after some research I found out that broken collarbone “should heal completely within 12 weeks, but the pain usually subsides within a few weeks. Often patients are back to full activities before 12 weeks has passed, especially with younger patients.”
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