Microtia

Breakthrough! Five children receive new ears grown from their own cells

The scientists created reversed 3D-printed replicas of the children’s normal ears and used the replicas to make biodegradable moulds full of tiny holes.

Feb 01, 2018, 13:02 PM IST

New technique can grow ears, nose from body fat

British doctors have developed a new technique that can reconstruct children`s faces by rebuilding ears and noses with stem cells taken from their own fat.

Mar 02, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Synthetic ear that looks real!

Bio-engineers and physicians have synthesised an artificial ear with the help of 3-D printing and injectable moulds, offering new hope to thousands of children born with microtia.

Feb 21, 2013, 19:53 PM IST