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What will my prosthesis look like?

The look of the prosthesis varies greatly depending on what type you choose and whether or not you want it to look like a natural limb. Some people opt to have the components showing. Others opt for a cosmetic cover. Cosmetic covers vary greatly depending on the material it is made from - some are even natural-feeling. Cosmetic covers can be custom painted to match the user's skin tone, or users can choose from pre-made covers that may be close to their own skin.

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