-WARNING: Graphic Photos- Ronald Poppo, the 65-year-old Miami homeless man whose face was eaten during a vicious attack two weeks ago is "doing well, eating, walking around, and remembers the attack," doctors said today as they updated the public for the first time on the victim's condition. Poppo gave permission for doctors to discuss his case with reporters but has had no visitors. Doctors described Poppo as upbeat despite significant portions of his face being destroyed and they said he's beginning to remember the horrific and unprovoked attack on the streets of the city. WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Pictures of Ronald Poppo and his attacker. "When Poppo arrived you could not make out facial features," said Dr. Nicolas Namias, chief of trauma at Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. "Our primary goal was to close his wounds...[and] allow him to recover before undergoing more surgeries." Doctors say his left eye was destroyed. His right eye is still there but they covered it with a flap taken from skin from his forehead and scalp. He suffered a brain injury, similar to those experiences by those involved in car accidents, according to doctors. Both his ears remain intact. "Fifty percent of his face is gone, and he is missing all the features that would make him recognizable," said Dr. Wrood Kassira, Jackson chief of plastic surgery. PHOTO: This combo made with undated photos made available by the Miami-Dade Police Dept. shows Rudy Eugene, 31, left, who police shot and killed as <b>...</b>
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