- Q What types of cosmesis prosthetics are available?
Numerous choices are available today when deciding on a cosmesis prosthesis, so the pros and cons of each should be weighed. Standard cosmeses are made either from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or silicone. Those made of PVC are less expensive, costing in the... Full Answer
- Q What are cosmesis prosthetics?
A cosmesis prosthesis is a lifelike artificial apparatus designed to take the place of a missing or amputated limb. It allows the wearer to continue to function independently-eating, walking, dressing, and carrying out other basic activities. Due to... Full Answer
- Q What does a prosthetist do?
A prosthetist is a specialist in artificial limbs and prosthetics. They match your body and your goals to a type of prosthesis. A prosthetist will create the socket that your stump will fit into and will make sure that the fit is just right. On... Full Answer