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Joel's pre-operative scans looked as if he had suffered a slow
explosion behind his eye leaving him with septal deviation, a nasal
bridge deformity as well as the pushing out of the floor of his eye
orbit. The tumour behind his eye pushed his eye so far forward and
to the side that it looked as though it had actually come away from
Joel's facial reconstruction was performed in one major
procedure and involved craniofacial expertise, the use of
computer guided equipment to remove Joel's tumour, and ocular
plastic surgery. This combination of skills saw Joel's face
literally pulled back together. The transformation is remarkable
and Joel now has the face that he was born with once again.
Joel now lives at home in Uganda.