He Had The Most Extensive Face Transplant In History. 5 Years Later, He Looks Like THIS

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Even numerous skin grafts couldn’t help the Army vet.

“Imagine walking into a room and, like, falling and everybody noticing,” he said. “That’s how it was every time I walked in a room because of the way my face looked.”

He needed more drastic help.

Even numerous skin grafts couldn't help the Army vet.
via WISH-TV

In 2011, Mitchell received just the third-ever full face transplant in the U.S.

Doctors operated for 14 hours, an incredible procedure giving him a nose, eyelids, muscles to help his face move, and nerves, all made possible by an anonymous donor. At the time, it made headlines.

His transformation since then has been nothing short of remarkable…

In 2011, Mitchell received just the third-ever full face transplant in the U.S.
via WISH-TV / Metro
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