This client lost her left great toenail as a child resulting in a shortened toe that made her feel self conscious in some shoes. She also had nerve discomfort when the scar was touched. Usually we make our prosthetic nails out of acrylic, which allows the nails to be painted. In this case, there was not enough space for an acrylic nail to be deeply embedded. The nail on the prosthesis pictured is soft and completely made of silicone, yet durable. Her prosthesis acts as a compliant, protective sleeve to soothe the nerve irritation, restore form and length, and give her confidence to wear shoes she likes without worrying about her amputation.
Symmetry Restored This teenage girl was born without a fully formed left arm. Here she wears her highly realistic, passive silicone prosthetic restoration for the first time.
This client drove from five hours away for our services. She got her beautiful, new prosthetic leg cover just in time to head straight from our office to a wedding in Los Angeles.
We are privileged to work with many amputee soldiers; helping them to regain upper extremity function with custom prosthetics at no cost to them. The sacrifices Veterans have made for us cannot be underestimated. Today and everyday, we at Aesthetic Prosthetics. Thank You Veterans!
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…
When someone is missing a part of their lower limbs, wearing opened toe shoes often isn’t an option. During the summer time and in warmer climates, opened toe shoes are a daily wardrobe staple and frequently a fashion statement. While shoe choice may seem minor, a cosmetic foot restoration opens up the possibility of wearing…