Face to Face pp 107-115 | Cite as

The Candidate

  • Maria Siemionow


The impact of disfigurement is amplified by society’s quest for youth and beauty. Society, which grants full acceptance of any number of cosmetic procedures, hesitates at the concept of a full face transplant.


What is beauty The face communicates The social response to disfigurement Psychological profiling Tools and instruments Ego strength 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Siemionow
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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