Eye implants signal the end for reading glasses

Posted in Medicine on 19th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Implants are set to get far more common, with the development of an implantable ring that combats the effects of blurriness in ageing eyes.

3D printing helps build upper jaw prosthetic for cancer patient

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

A 3D printed model of the patient's jaw helped surgeon's overcome problems posed by his inability to open his mouth.

Doctors Show Why 3D Printing Holds 'Limitless' Potential For Medicine

Posted in Hardware on 7th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

The world of medicine is being transformed by 3D printing technology.

A man whose skull was crushed by a fall will be fitted with a 3D-printed skull

Posted in Hardware on 30th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A farmer whose skull was crushed in a fall was due to undergo surgery to receive a titanium replacement, made using a 3D printer.

Boy Given A 3-D Printed Spine Implant

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A titanium vertebra now stiffens this 12-year-old's spine.