cosmetic surgery

Augmented Reality, Business and Breasts -- A Few Questions For: ILLUSIO Imaging

Augmented Reality, Business and Breasts -- A Few Questions For: ILLUSIO Imaging

Because reality isn’t the only thing that can stand to be augmented, we were recently introduced to the use of AR technology in breast augmentation surgery consultations as California-based ILLUSIO Imaging was one of two winners in the first-ever double win at the Frontier Tech Showdown held earlier this month at Inside 3D Printing San Diego. […]

Because reality isn’t the only thing that can stand to be augmented, we were recently introduced to the use of AR technology in breast augmentation surgery consultations as California-based ILLUSIO Imaging was one of two winners in the first-ever double win at...
North Korea Reveals Another 3D Printer, Reportedly to be Used for Dental and Cosmetic Surgery

North Korea Reveals Another 3D Printer, Reportedly to be Used for Dental and Cosmetic Surgery

It’s always a bit difficult to tell what’s going on in North Korea in terms of technology. In June, the Pyongyang Machinery and Technology Exchange displayed a brochure detailing a 3D printer that appeared to be a MakerBot at a trade show. Though not much information was available, it was the first time we had heard anything […]

It’s always a bit difficult to tell what’s going on in North Korea in terms of technology. In June, the Pyongyang Machinery and Technology Exchange displayed a brochure detailing a 3D printer that appeared to be a MakerBot at a trade show. Though not much...
Plastic Surgeon Uses 3D Printing to Reconstruct Damaged Faces

Plastic Surgeon Uses 3D Printing to Reconstruct Damaged Faces

Unless you are an unbearable egomaniac or are blind, you have looked in the mirror at some point in your life and been unhappy with something you’ve seen. Usually it’s a detail like a blemish or maybe even just a dissatisfaction with something you perceive as crooked or the wrong size or one of any number of […]

Unless you are an unbearable egomaniac or are blind, you have looked in the mirror at some point in your life and been unhappy with something you’ve seen. Usually it’s a detail like a blemish or maybe even just a dissatisfaction with something you perceive...
UAE Hospital First in the Middle East to Use 3D Printed Models: Reassuring Patients About to Undergo Plastic Surgery

UAE Hospital First in the Middle East to Use 3D Printed Models: Reassuring Patients About to Undergo Plastic Surgery

When you hear the terms “cosmetic surgery” or “plastic surgery,” your mind likely goes immediately to Michael Jackson, Joan Rivers, or countless other celebrities who have thrown billions of dollars at the industry in desperate attempts to turn back the clock or make themselves more “pleasing” to look at. The mere mention of cosmetic or […]

When you hear the terms “cosmetic surgery” or “plastic surgery,” your mind likely goes immediately to Michael Jackson, Joan Rivers, or countless other celebrities who have thrown billions of dollars at the industry in desperate attempts to turn...
Cosmetic Surgery Prep Using 3D Systems' 3D Printed Models Causes Paradigm Shift

Cosmetic Surgery Prep Using 3D Systems' 3D Printed Models Causes Paradigm Shift

3D printing is merging with such a variety of applications these days it’s dizzying. Recently, 3D Systems announced it is partnering with a New York-based start-up, led by Dr. Carrie Stern, called MirrorMe3D. The purpose is to “augment” the cosmetic surgery client’s experience (and the surgeon’s performance). If you are like me and are fascinated by the […]

3D printing is merging with such a variety of applications these days it’s dizzying. Recently, 3D Systems announced it is partnering with a New York-based start-up, led by Dr. Carrie Stern, called MirrorMe3D. The purpose is to “augment” the cosmetic...
Try Your New Face Before You Buy It - MirrorMe3D 3D Prints Cosmetic Surgery Results Prior to Surgery

Try Your New Face Before You Buy It - MirrorMe3D 3D Prints Cosmetic Surgery Results Prior to Surgery

When you go shopping for shoes, you try them on. Before you buy a new suit, you also try it on. When you are in the market for a new car, I’m willing to bet you take it for a test drive. These are all relatively important decisions that you will make, mostly on a […]

When you go shopping for shoes, you try them on. Before you buy a new suit, you also try it on. When you are in the market for a new car, I’m willing to bet you take it for a test drive. These are all relatively important decisions that you will make, mostly on...
Cosmetic Surgeon 3D Prints Incredible Before and After Masks for a Rhinoplasty Patient

Cosmetic Surgeon 3D Prints Incredible Before and After Masks for a Rhinoplasty Patient

Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic surgery that reshapes the nose. It can be done either for appearance or, in some cases, to correct a deviated septum. It’s commonly referred to as a “nose job” and is associated in the minds of many with efforts by the rich and famous to achieve what they believe is perfection. […]

Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic surgery that reshapes the nose. It can be done either for appearance or, in some cases, to correct a deviated septum. It’s commonly referred to as a “nose job” and is associated in the minds of many with efforts by the rich...