Girl with rare disorder can smile again with help of 3D printer

April 8, 2015 7:59 PM

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A girl with a rare facial deformity is able to smile and laugh again, thanks in part to 3D printing.

Two-year-old Violet Pietrok was born with frontonasal dysplasia, a rare facial deformity that resulted in the widening of certain facial features, including the nose and space between eyes. Violet underwent a major surgery at Boston Children's Hospital in October with a plastic surgeon and neurosurg...

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