But a person's face is the most difficult part to reconstruct. For two years, she has worn the special compression mask to help heal the terrible burns.
On a UK television program, she revealed that although she appreciates the specialist care given, and the mask which has held her face together, she feels faceless—a nothing, a nobody.
I can't envisage myself with a different face—and that's what the acid victim is facing.
Do people really look beyond a stranger's expression to see the depth of another's soul, or their sense of humor, or their caring personality? And what about our family? Would they relate to you in the same way if your face changed?
I guess the most important question you could ask yourself is: would your self-worth be affected?