Manchester surgeon helps the victims of acid attacks in Pakistan

A surgeon from Manchester has travelled to his home country of Pakistan to help the victims of acid attacks.

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Video: Manchester surgeon helps victims of acid attacks. (Part 2)

A surgeon from Manchester was so shocked at the number of acid attacks in Pakistan that he's spent £50,000 of his own money treating victims.

Dr Asim Shahmalak was born in Pakistan. He's returned there to perform pioneering hair replacement therapy on women.

In the second of our three part series, our Correspondent Mel Barham and cameraman Dave Brown report on the challenge to repair their faces, and their confidence.

A warning that this film contains graphic images of surgery that you might find distressing:-

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