Lye Attack

North Country News
10:15 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Vermont Woman Disfigured in Attack Reveals New Face

Left to right: Carmen Blandin Tarleton before the attack, after the lye attack, and after her face transplant.
Credit Brigham and Womens Hospital

A Vermont woman whose ex-husband doused her with industrial-strength lye in 2007, disfiguring her, has revealed her new face.

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

Vermont Lye Victim Gets New Face at Boston Hospital

Credit Darnyi Zsoka/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

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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