We’ve been keeping busy with a lot of ears lately! Our Certified Clinical Anaplastologist, Gina, finds ears to be among her favorite type of cases to sculpt and paint. This client, another long time prosthesis wearer, was so shocked at the realism of his new piece from us,
Just about a week ago, we shared a picture of our wonderful client, Jessica, modeling her new prosthetic pinky while using her phone. Here is a close up of her piece.
It is a rare privilege to be able to share one of our clients faces. After all, many of our clients seek out our work to avoid drawing attention to their differences. When this client suffered an amputation to her right pinky finger, she was determined to find purpose in her loss. She has shared
Many of our clients are first time prosthesis wearers. From time to time, people come to us having already worn a prosthesis created by another provider. Our priorities are always fit, function, aesthetics and realism. When a client has experience with past prostheses, we have the additional advantage of being able to reflect
After a sudden, life threatening illness, former NFL player of the Seattle Seahawks, and President of the NFLPA Northern California Chapter Douglas Hollie, not only spent four months in a coma but also lost the front of both of his feet. Thanks to the NFL Players Association Care Foundation, he was able to have two custom prosthetic partial
This client has been married for years. However, this is the first time she’s had a left hand to place her engagement ring on. She even brought her ring in so we could custom sculpt her ring finger to make sure it fit! We are happy to take special requests and make accommodations to fulfill
Life is busy. Sometimes potential clients struggle to find the time to contact us about having a custom prosthesis made. A common catalyst for reaching out to us is a special event like a wedding, or holiday gathering. Many of our clients wear our pieces every day, while others prefer to keep them for a
This young woman enjoys expressing her artistic side through clothing. Her self confidence was hampered by a serious injury to her arm and partial hand loss. With her new prosthesis, she is able to turn the focus back to her style, her art and the things that characterize her.
Stefan Knauss is co-owner and co-founder of Aesthetic Prosthetics. He grew up locally in Altadena, CA and first showed interest in the field of prosthetics as a high school senior. He designed and built a prosthetic hand out of wood, string and medal and his work earned 4th place in a scholarship competition. Stefan has
Every client should have personal goals for what they hope their prosthesis will do for them; restore appearances, help them to avoid intrusive questions, or get back to their favorite sport. In this case, the client wanted to regain basic functions like holding keys and being able to shake hands again. This client didn’t have