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3D printing is disrupting the way we provide personalized medicine,

• arclein

3D printing allows the production of a wide range of devices such as hearing aids to Invisalign® aligners to prosthetic limbs. Use of 3D printing in these applications leverage its ability for mass customization from 3D imaging data. Personalization is particularly important to medical devices designed to be worn by the patient for extended time, as this improves patient comfort, and with that, adherence to the treatment. No manufacturing process in the medical sector has been as disrupted by 3D printing as that of the hearing aid. 3D printed hearing aids


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