Gallery: Man Given Second Chance at Life Thanks to 3D-Printed Prostheti...

 

Image courtesy of Geoff Pugh

The extraordinary development of 3D printing technology has given one British man his life back.  Thanks to the incredible advancements of 3D printing in the medical field, Eric Moger received a 3D-printed face, enabling him to eat, drink, and speak regularly again. Moger lost a large portion of his face when he developed a cancerous growth that had to be removed, and he was recently fitted with a functional mask that changed his life.

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  1. english cheese man April 4, 2013 at 7:23 pm

    It’s a vein to say that a man was given a 2nd chance because he has a fresh face. Whilst it’s true this helped his life, to say this is going a bit far.

    Also, this was done in WW1 as well, with faces made from tin. They looked much better.

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