Turkey's first face transplant patient hopes for fast recovery
Acar appeared in front of press members earlier today. AA PhotoTurkey's first face transplant patient Uğur Acar wishes to recover fast and leave his hospital bed as soon as possible, NTV reported on its website.
Acar spoke on a TV special for the first time since he underwent surgery over a month ago.
"It doesn't matter if it’s the first one," Acar said. "It matters whether or not I feel good."
Acar also told NTV he liked his new face. "Further treatment will make it even better. It's a good feeling. I only wish to be discharged from the hospital as soon as possible."
Acar also appeared in front of press members earlier this morning for his first public appearance outside his hospital room.
"I don't want to say too much," Acar told reporters. "I will make the necessary statements tomorrow with the doctors."