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Anaplastology

is a branch of medicine dealing with the prosthetic rehabilitation of an absent, disfigured or malformed anatomically critical location of the face or body — Wikipedia

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Anaplastology

is a branch of medicine dealing with the prosthetic rehabilitation of an absent, disfigured or malformed anatomically critical location of the face or body — Wikipedia

 
 
 

Anaplastology is a perfect balance between art and science, and technology; It requires an artistic hand to faithfully recreate the nuanced structures, shapes, and textures of human anatomy, surgical precision to ensure that the foundations are stable, and technological innovation to ensure accuracy. All of these elements are utilized together by an anaplastologist to create the most life-like prosthesis possible, which should be undetectable by the human eye.

 
 
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Anatomical Accuracy

The anatomy is meticulously recreated by utilizing a combination of classical sculpting techniques and modern technological innovations to ensure a high degree of accuracy. The use of 3D scanners and printers are employed in order to make exact replica models of the absent anatomy. Each prosthesis is hand-sculpted in wax and fitted on the patient to ensure anatomical accuracy. Every fine detail, down to individual wrinkles and pores, are copied into the sculpture.

 

Exact Color Matching

For each prosthesis, a palette of custom-mixed colors is created based on the specific regional skin tones of the patient. The color-matching process is done in the presence of the patient to ensure that all areas of color are accurately recreated. Freckles are painted directly into the mold, and fine threads are added to mimic vasculature.

 
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Camouflage

The way in which a silicone prosthesis comes into contact with the skin is extremely important. Each prosthesis is made with an extremely thin border that blends seamlessly against the skin of the patient, minimizing the visibility of the connection.

 
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Attachment

An IMPLANT-RETAINED PROSTHESIS is attached to the patient by utilizing an extracutaneous structure. Bone-anchored implants are surgically implanted in the bone of the patient and protrude through the skin, allowing for the attachment of a metal substructure. The prosthesis can then be attached to the structure via clips and/or magnets. Implant-retained prostheses are easily attached and removed by the patient as needed.

Adhesive-Retained Prosthesis

An ADHESIVE-RETAINED PROSTHESIS is held in place against the patient’s skin using a mild water-based or latex-based adhesive, which lasts for up to XX hours. The adhesive must be washed off after each use, and reapplied when the prosthesis is placed on the patient.