The show aired footage of Nash in a hospital bed, nodding to visitors, her face smooth and features appearing nearly normal.
"It's brought my sister to a better quality of life. It makes you feel good, and we're very thankful," Steve Nash said about the face transplant. "She's preparing the best she can to be a blind person."
Nash, 57, didn't appear on "Today" because relatives said she was too weak to do an interview. In a statement released by the hospital, Nash thanked all the doctors, nurses and other medical Nike Air Max 95 Essential Wolf Grey
Nash's brother, Steve Nash, told The Associated Press that his sister has maintained a positive outlook since the mauling, and the family hopes she can get the double hand transplant in about six months. She also has only a top row of teeth and doctors are planning to install a lower row soon, he said.
Nash's family is suing the estate of the chimpanzee's owner, Sandra Herold, for $50 million and wants to sue the state for $150 million, claiming officials failed to prevent the attack. Herold died last year of an aneurysm.
In late May, she underwent a full face and double hand transplant in Boston. She received skin, underlying muscles, blood vessels, nerves, a hard palate and teeth from a dead person who hasn't been named.
Asked by "Today" what she would say to the donor's family, Nash's daughter, Brianna, said she'd tell them how grateful she is.
Chimpanzee attack victim's new face revealed
experts who helped her over the past two years.
"I will now be able to do things I once took for granted," Nash said in the statement. "I will be able to smell. I will be able to eat normally. I will no longer be disfigured. I will have lips and will speak clearly once again. I Air Max Years
But doctors later had to remove the hands because of complications that developed when Nash caught pneumonia. Nash said she's hoping to attempt another double hand transplant one day.
HARTFORD, Conn. The new face of a woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee two years ago was revealed for the first time Thursday in photos showing a startling transformation.
Nash was left with no eyes and only a small opening where her mouth once was. She could only eat pureed food, and she was barely understandable when she talked.
in Boston, where she had face transplant surgery in May.
"Today" also reported that Nash was able to eat eggs with cream cheese after the transplant the first solid Nike Air Max 95 Mens White food she's had since the attack.
Nash, who's now living in a Boston area nursing home, was attacked in February 2009 by a neighbour's 200 pound (90 kilogram) pet chimpanzee, which went berserk after its owner asked Nash to help lure it back into her house in Stamford, Connecticut. The animal, named Travis, ripped off Nash's nose, lips, eyelids and hands before being shot to death by police.
"What they've done for us is just so amazing," she said. "This has really given my mom the hope to move forward, a chance at a life again."
The pictures of Charla Nash were first shown on NBC's "Today" show and in Hearst Connecticut Newspapers on Thursday morning. They were later released by Brigham and Women's Hospital Air Max 98 Snakeskin On Feet
will be able to kiss and hug loved ones. I am tremendously grateful to the donor and her family."
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