Carmen Blandin Tarleton

North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Vermont Lye Victim Gets New Face at Boston Hospital

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A Vermont nurse disfigured in a 2007 lye attack has received a new face at a Boston hospital.

Carmen Blandin Tarleton's full facial transplant at Brigham & Women's Hospital included transplanting a female donor's facial skin to Tarleton's neck, nose and lips, along with facial muscles, arteries and nerves.

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