How 3D Printing Gave This Man His Life (and Face) Back

While doctors have experimented with 3D-printed prosthetics in the past, none has been quite as prominent or incredibly detailed as Eric Moger’s newest addition: a prosthetic, 3D-printed face.

Four years ago, Eric underwent surgery to remove a tennis-ball-sized tumor in the left side of his face—along with almost the entire face itself. Left with what was essentially a gaping hole where one should not be, he’s had to eat and drink through tubes directly into his stomach ever since. You’ll see why if you click the picture here, although be forewarned: this is probably not for the faint of heart. click below for more

via How 3D Printing Gave This Man His Life (and Face) Back.

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