3d printer has helped 2-year child to smile for the first time

12 Apr

3d printer has helped 2-year child to smile for the first time

3d printing technology is a beautiful technology, it has helped many humans, who suffered without legs, hands, ears and even helped in many complicated surgeries. Now 3d printing made a small baby to smile and laugh for the first time in two years since her birth. Birth defects happen while a baby developing in the womb, it usually happens within 3 months. Issues with how their organs and body parts structure, how they work, or how their bodies transform nourishment into vitality. At the point when a baby is conceived with these wellbeing issues, they're called birth defects or conception imperfections. And the worst truth is ever year, 8 million babies are born with birth defects.

Violet Patrick

Violet Patrick from Poland is one such two year girl born with a rare disease called frontonasal dysplasia. Smile what makes a difference between humans and animals, Due to dysmorphic feature she couldn’t even smile like us. Luckily 3d printing has helped her to smile and laugh just like normal human beings.

Violet Patrick

Violet Patrick from Poland is one such two year girl born with a rare disease called frontonasal dysplasia. Smile what makes a difference between humans and animals, Due to dysmorphic feature she couldn’t even smile like us. Luckily 3d printing has helped her to smile and laugh just like normal human beings.

3d printed skull

Using CT scans Plastic surgeon Dr. John Meara 3d printed 5 different stages of the skull right from her first birthday and these 3dprinted models helped doctor wisely to see in detail and to decide the position, cuts and equipment needed for operation.

3d printed skull

“You can't just go out and try and if you miss, try again. For Violet, I actually modified my osteotomies [bone cuts] based on something that I was able to see happening in the model.” told Dr. James Meara.

Doctor said that the value of 3d printed models was huge and immensely helped them throughout the seven hour operation as he often referred those five molds. It was never easy to operate such complicated surgeries.

Now Violet Patrick and her mom are so damn happy as she is able to smile and express all kind of expressions though her face as other kids.