A mirror image prosthetic replacement can restore natural symmetry to the head, channel sound, and restore poise and equanimity to the patient. A well made prosthetic ear, in addition to being anatomically correct transmits light (similar to a natural ear) and includes capillaries to further enhance its life-like appearance.

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An orbital prosthesis restores the eye as well as the area surrounding it. This prosthesis is among the most complex type of facial restoration to design and fit, because it is a multi-component device and must match the subtle modeling and coloration of the orbital area. Eyeglasses are a prerequisite to the prosthesis design. Lightweight frames, the lines of which coincide closely with the outline of the defect, are best. Re-establishing natural symmetry to the face is immensely gratifying to both the patient and the surgeon. [Read more…]



Loss of the nose in part or in its entirety as the result of disease or accident account for a large percentage of conditions requiring prosthetic reconstruction. The nasal prosthesis is constructed on a cast of the patient using photographs pre-dating the injury. Every effort is made to design the nose in perfect scale and harmony with the face. [Read more…]