3D-printed models could aid surgeons in rhinoplasty surgery

Written by Sonia Mannan

The use of 3D printing technology is being suggested by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons to guide surgeons and patients towards more accurate and satisfying results in cosmetic surgery. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has suggested 3D printed models could be utilized to plan and conduct rhinoplasty surgery, one of the most frequently performed types of cosmetic surgery. This was detailed in an article published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. In the article, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons member surgeon, Bardia Amirlak (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; TX, USA), and colleagues explain how a 3D printed...

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