Burn survivor Carmen Tarleton has facial Surgery

We are thrilled to learn that Carmen Tarleton's facial transplant surgery has gone well. We are blessed to have her and Dr. Pomahac (who was the lead surgeon for the procedure) in our network. While the lead sentence in the article implies that disfigurement is a primary motivation for facial transplant, the many functions that a full face provides, eye lids, lips, nose are of huge importance to survivors with major facial injuries.

News Story: Brigham surgeons perform 5th face transplant on Vermont...

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Posted by Diana Tenney on January 11, 2018 at 9:20am 0 Comments

In my dealings with a lot of people concerning different burn organizations, I find that there is quite a bit of confusion.  Our organization is Burn Survivors of New England (BSONE).  We are a New England based organization whose main mission is to send our constituency (New Englanders :-)) to Phoenix World Burn Congress (PWBC).  If you get a solicitation from any other burn organization, and respond, that money is not designated for New England PWBC…

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