Pioneering surgery to rebuild man's face after Firework accident

A man from South Gloucestershire who was blinded in one eye and left with hundreds of disfiguring burn marks after being hit by a rocket firework has had his face rebuilt with pioneering surgery.

Amazing transformation as Yate man's face is rebuilt

A man who was blinded in one eye and left with hundreds of burn marks after being hit by a firework has had his face rebuilt with pioneering surgery.

Chris Hignell from Yate in South Gloucestershire thought his life was over after the accident but now says it has been tranformed. A warning - you may find some of the pictures distressing in this report from our Health Correspondent, Katie Rowlett.