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Tag: 3D printing

Life-sized, 3D skulls like this one are helping our plastic surgeons provide better patient care and better training for their students.
By Printing Skulls, We’re Improving Lives
May 15, 2018

Skulls may be a symbol of death, but we're using them to make a better life for some of our youngest patients. Dr. Jonathan Black, one of our plastic surgeons, is using life-sized, 3D-printed skulls to¬† prepare for surgery on tiny babies born with skull deformities. His youngest patient was…