Modern medicine expands its abilities to improve human lives every year. In 2015, six surgeries set precedents as becoming the first transplants performed with success. From giving a young boy a new set of hands to giving a man an entirely new face, transplants are transforming and overcoming the limitations of the human body and giving patients the opportunity to experience body parts that were once lost.  

Click “view slideshow” to explore the six breakthrough transplants that took place for the first time in 2015.