Doctors Grow Nose On Man’s Forehead

Reuters (Fair Use)

Reuters (Fair Use)

This is one of those “I have to see it to believe it” headlines, so helpfully this ABC News story has a very convincing photo (at right):

After a Chinese man’s nose was irreparably damaged from infection, his doctors decided to “grow” a second nose on the man’s forehead to replace the original nose.

The patient, identified only as Xiaolian according to Reuters, has his nose damaged from an infection following a car accident. His doctors decided the only way to reconstruct his nose was to surgically form a new one on the 22-year-old’s forehead.

Tissue expanders were placed under the skin and then cut to resemble a nose. According to local media, doctors expect to implant the new nose soon…

[continues at ABC News]

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  • Andrew

    I’ll be more impressed when the grow a new nose WHERE THE OLD NOSE WAS.

  • Ava

    Yep, this will be featured in my nightmares tonight.

  • BuzzCoastin

    wasn’t this in the National Inquirer last week or
    was it every week?
    I wonder what this is supposed to cover
    Uncle Homeland probably invaded a small Muslim country
    while people were ogling this

  • ManwithnoCountry

    We have to do it! It’s the only way, nothing else can be done!

    Get me a chainsaw and a shot of Vodka!

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