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3D Printing Technology Helps Rebuild Man’s Face

The Huffington Post reports that “Two years after a horrific motorcycle accident left Stephen Power’s face mangled, pioneering 3D printing technology has helped reconstruct it.” The crash left Power with “broken cheekbones, shattered eye sockets, a broken nose and upper jaw, and a fractured skull.” For his reconstructive surgery, “a surgical team took CT scans to create and print a symmetrical 3D model of Power’s skull,” and “doctors printed out custom implants and guides to cut and reposition his bones.” The success of this innovative technology “has major implications for the future of 3D printing for surgical purposes.”

Read it in The Huffington Post.