It's been nearly 14 years since the incident, and that's how long Tanya's been wearing an eye patch. She had reached the end of her surgical reconstruction process and opted to continue treatment with a prosthesis. Once a victim of domestic violence, today Tanya stands strong with her page "Healing Hearts of Domestic Violence."
Tanya shares her story here and continues to document the process of her prosthesis on her website.Read More
My very first workshop, Introduction to Mold Making and Body Casting, was held at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center yesterday. I received lots of encouragement to teach this mold making class again, which will most likely be next January...
People expressed a lot of interest in the next workshop--a mixed level Halloween class in which students will make a realistic-looking silicone finger...Read More
This talk features a blinking prosthetic eye created by a team of students I mentored at UC Davis (after the 5:00 mark) and a prosthetic ear I made through the collaboration with the TEAM lab (9:00).
The latest release of the Scope3D facial scanning system benefits anaplastologists directly. This system reduces wait time for patients and increases prosthesis development time for the practitioner. The total time from patient scan to mold production is one hour.
This particular system ranges $20-$26,000, but less expensive alternatives may be put together by the anaplastologist to achieve a satisfactory result.Read More