Atkins, Clinical Anaplastologist
at Rashid Hospital, created a facial prosthetic for the victim.
The model produced by the MTC was used by Dr Frank Johnson, consultant anaplastologist
at the Northern General Hospital, to generate a ceramic former which was used to shape a sheet of thin titanium to cover the hole.
Nancy Hansen is a certified anaplastologist
and a retired master sergeant, who took the construction of Lopez's ear to the next level.
A US-certified clinical anaplastologist who helped set up Rashid Hospital's 27-year-old anaplastology lab, Atkins said he was roped in by Dr Mohammad Jawad, the London-based British Pakistani plastic surgeon who performs reconstructive surgery on Pakistan's acid burn victims in the award-winning film.
"The IAA was instrumental in finding an anaplastologist (Daril Atkins, CCA) for a truly moving documentary about domestically abused Pakistani women.
Clearihue, a Biomedical Engineer and Anaplastologist
at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, helped the surgeons to visualize the CT Scan Data through his own computer-based software program.
Jane Bahor, an anaplastologist
(specialist who creates realistic replacement body parts) at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, now implants Barbie's bendable knee joints into prosthetic (artificial replacement) devices to replace amputated fingers.
The UAE plays a role in the Oscar-winning film: Dubai-based anaplastologist
Dr Daril B Atikins from Rashid Hospital assisted Jawad in restoring the faces of women through medical sculpture, while the Omniyati Prosthetics Arts Centre provided financial help.
It allows designers to capture complex data for hand-held consumer products, blister package design, handsculpted characters for feature animation, and face models for anaplastologists
. It makes it incredibly fast and easy to generate precise 3D models, it will save designers hours of manual reverse engineering work.