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myReflection 3D Prints Comfortable Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Patients

myReflection 3D Prints Comfortable Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Patients

Written by David

May 1, 2019

Back to top myReflection is a company set up by a couple in New Zealand which uses 3D printing to create comfortable prosthetic breasts for women who have had a mastectomy. Fay Cobbett and Tim Carr are the Kiwi couple behind myReflection, a business set up to provide women who have had a mastectomy with comfortable, 3D printed prosthetic breasts. Cobbett knows only too well how uncomfortable prosthetic breasts can be. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and decided to get rid of the “nasty beast” via a mastectomy. Although she looked into breast reconstruction, the process was too complex and she decided instead to opt for wearing prosthetics instead. However, Cobbett explains: “You don’t get a lot of choice – they come in different cup sizes but are a generic shape. So they don’t necessarily match the shape of your other breast… And there were other […]

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