Digital Technology in Facial Prosthetics

22nd October 2020


This online event will introduce the field of digital technologies in facial prosthetics. We'll cover: • Introduction to the field & why technology is applied • Digital technologies – timeline of development • Current techniques • 3D scanning • Computer Aided Design (CAD) • Rapid prototyping/additive manufacture/3D printing • Materials • Colour • Immediate reconstruction • Current challenges and research opportunities • Discussion forum

NOTE - there are some images of surgical procedures.

With thanks to

Peter Evans from Reconstructive Scientist & Maxillofacial Laboratory, Maxillofacial Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK Professor Dominic Eggbeer from PDR, Cardiff Met University, Cardiff, UK.