Putting on a new face

According to a report from Reuters, The British Association of Plastic Surgeons now considers it possible to actually replace a patient’s features. Full face transplants are no longer science fiction fantasy. A proposed microsurgical procedure could give new skin, bone, nose, chin, lips, and ears from deceased donors to patients who have been disfigured by accidents. There are still some ethical and practical obstacles to overcome, but, as one victim of face cancer said, “If we can donate other organs of the body, then why not the face.”
Wanting a more perfect version of ourselves is a universal human longing. That’s why it’s good to remember Jesus’ promise that those who experience his transforming power shall one day be made perfect – our humble beings transformed eternally into his likeness.

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