With one leg released from burn contractures and a crutch, this patient is now able to work – and he is awaiting our return to have the other leg done.
Acid burns impact terribly on appearance, function and emotional well-being. Specialist surgery and care are required.
What price a smile? The next series of images, including those from partner organisations with whom we have worked, illustrate the huge difference plastic surgery makes to appearance, function and well-being:
This work can be challenging. The following photograph illustrates the challenge facing some patients (and our medical teams):
This work is so rewarding. Below is another little one, soon achieving a winning smile!