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 the desire to have a highly realistic hand or something myo-electric. He wanted something simple and straightforward to make his hand look whole again. A single color, custom made, utility partial hand made from highly durable silicone rubber was the solution for him.
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!
Stefan Knauss, owner of Aesthetic Prosthetics and certified Prosthetist and lead Anaplastologist, was featured on a segment of KCAL News STEAM Series. Reporter Olga Ospina focuses on individuals and companies using science, technology, engineering, art and math. In this episode, Dr. Knauss is profiled showing the process and steps to creating realistic looking prostheses for individuals…
We take pride in creating a complete portrait of our client’s fingers, down to the tonal variations in the nail bed. Realism alone isn’t enough, durability is key and we are always striving to improve. Just over a year ago, we developed a new, solid block acrylic nail which maintains color better and is less…
This client has a very demanding career with long hours. She wanted to have a prosthesis that would allow her to feel confident with her feet up, soaking in the sun. She is getting the rare opportunity to take a vacation tomorrow and we are so excited that she can take her new prosthesis along!
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.