Second Skin logo lifecasting button prosthetics button demo models button
second skin logo ""

Profile
Lifecasting
Prosthetics
-- Facial
-- Body
-- Case Studies
-- Patient information

Commissions
Second Skin home
Contact Us
Links

 

Prosthetics > Case Studies

Shown below is a selection of cases for which Second Skin has created prostheses.

We would like to thank all of the patients who have kindly given their permission for these images to be displayed. We are aware that treatments of this kind are private and we will not display any pictures of patients without their express authorisation.

 

Case Study 1

Situation: Loss of left orbit and reconstruction with a radial forearm free flap. The Difficult part of this prosthesis was the lack of depth to the socket.
Solution: An adhesive retained orbital prosthesis with graduated tint on spectacles lenses.

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Back to top

 

Case Study 2

Situation: Trauma to eye area resulting in loss of eye and surrounding tissue.
Solution: Adhesive retained orbital prosthesis and graduated tint glasses.

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Back to top

 

Case Study 3

Situation: Patient had a tumour removed, resulting in the exenteration (removal of eye and surrounding eyelids and tissue) of her eye.
Solution: A gel filled orbital prosthesis was made, which stays in place by the use of the undercuts in her resulting socket.

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Back to top

 

Case Study 4

Situation: Traumatic loss of middle ring and little fingers.
Solution: Vacuum retained finger prostheses.

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Back to top

 

Case Study 5

Situation: Leg contour defect due to Melanoma removal.
Solution: Contour prosthesis to restore leg shape and provide protection to the area. Held in place by tights or stockings.

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted Prosthetic

Back to top

 

Case Study 6

Situation: Traumatic amputation of ear leaving just the lobe area remaining.
Solution: A partial prosthesis retained by skin adhesive.

Before application of prosthetic

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted prosthetic

Fitted prosthetic

Back to top

 

Case Study 7

Situation: This gentleman suffered a traumatic amputation of part of his left ear, which made him very self conscious about his appearance.
Solution: A partial silicone ear prosthesis which engages the remaining ear structure to allow good retention. This can be assisted with skin adhesive if desired.

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted prosthetic

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted prosthetic

Before application of prosthetic

Fitted prosthetic

Back to top

 

" " " "

" "

© Copyright Secondskin-uk, 2003. Design: Andy Stevenson