Thanks to 3D Printing, a Badly Burned Young Boy Has a New Nose

Doctors were able to save him, but the Marshall Islands boy... View the entire article via our website. Six years ago, a nine-year-old boy named Dalan Jennet fell from a tree onto a live power line, badly burning his entire face. 3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3d printed nose 3d printed reconstruction Dalan Jennet Dr. Tal Dagan facial reconstruction facial reconstruction surgery maxillofacial reconstruction New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

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So, the doctor traveled to the boy’s remote location in the Marshall Islands to see if there was anything that could be done. ” Jennet’s path to a new nose started in early 2015, with the first of six surgeries in the Marshall Islands, where expanders were placed under the remaining skin of his nose to make room under his skin for the new nose to be implanted.

Micronesian boy given chance at normal life with 3D printed nose


They have recently successfully helped give a young boy a new lease on life, after the fourteen-year-old Dalan Jennet from the Marshall Islands in the Pacific received a 3D bioprinted nose implant.