Chimpanzee Attack Victim Receives Face Transplant

    A turning point, for the Connecticut woman attacked by a friend's pet chimpanzee.

    FOX News Radio's Lisa Brady reports:

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    Late last month, Doctors in Boston performed a full face transplant on Charla Nash whose face was torn off by the chimp in February 2009.

    Dr. Bohdan Pomahac - who led the surgical team performing the transplant -told reporters what Nash can look forward to when she recovers:

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    He also told reporters one effect of the sugery:

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    Nash also lost her hands in the attack. The doctors in Boston did a hand transplant, but Nash developed pneumonia and became septic.  Her blood pressure dropped compromising the transplanted hands which had to be removed.  Dr. Pomahac said he's optimistic they can do another transplant.