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Facial corsetry and bioactive glass implants

( via architectradure )

Discovered on the Body Modifications‘s web site, these garnments temporarily alter the structure of the wearer’s face. They are created by artist Paddy Hartley and Dr Ian Thompson.

Project facade’s web site

They cast molten Bioglass© “into shapes up to 5cm long which can then be carved to a required shape and implanted into the face of a patient in need of repair of the nose or eye socket to name but two.”

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