How is a Prosthesis Made?
How is a prosthesis made? In general, facial and somatic (body) prostheses are created by reproducing a three-dimensional model of the absent anatomy by one or a combination of methods, such as traditional sculpting, virtual sculpting, computer-aided design, and generating a 3D-printed prototype. Careful observation is used to reproduce accurate anatomical form and surface textures. The anaplastologist also employs color matching techniques to mimic those found in the patient