The boy’s new face was presented in the company of his heroes: the Flash and the doctors.
Simao Meco, 9, is in the news in the US press thanks to an operation he was submitted to ‘receive’ a new face.
The Spaniard, who lives in New Jersey, was born with a rare deformity in his face but thanks to the medical team at Cohen Children’s Hospital in New Hyde Park, he underwent surgery to improve his condition.
“I feel better. I can see better,” said the child after the operation he was subjected on January 8.
Simão was born in Portugal with a condition known as congenital fissures in the face.
The new figure of Simon, a child who came to be called “monster” by his schoolmates, was presented in the company of his favorite superheroes: Flash and … his doctors.
“For me, he was always beautiful, now he’s even more,” says the boy’s mother, Lisa, a native of Cantanhede.