Medical Implications

The Medical Profession have already started to take advantage of the technology.

Every Human body is different and so the ease and customisability of parts for implanting in humans is very exciting.

The savings in cost are enough to write home about.1104-mod-prosthetic-hand_full_380

But more than this, there are people who are doing it for themselves such as Paul McCarthy, a special effects expert whose son, Leon was born with a condition which left him with no fingers.

Paul decided to take things into his own hands and designed and printed a prosthetic hand which has completely changed his sons life.

http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Family/Modern-Parenthood/2013/1104/3-D-printing-Dad-builds-prosthetic-hand-for-son

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