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WHO’S INVOLVED

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust is the country’s leading centre for treating sick children, with the widest range of specialists under one roof. With the UCL Institute of Child Health, we are the largest centre for paediatric research outside the US and play a key role in training children’s health specialists for the future. Our charity needs to raise £50 million every year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital, buy vital equipment and fund pioneering research. With your help we provide world class care to our very ill children and their families. www.gosh.nhs.uk

UCL Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute

The world renowned Department of Craniofacial Growth and Development at UCL Eastman Dental Institute has a first class reputation for the correction of dental and facial problems in both children and adults. Orthodontic and surgical teams from the Eastman, Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCLH produce fantastic improvements in both appearance and function. These changes transform the lives of those affected, both physically and psychologically.  Our joint research is currently studying the three-dimensional facial changes which occur during both normal and abnormal growth, from infants to adulthood. This information can then be used when planning surgery to correct these problems.

3DMD – the company behind the camera

3dMD technology offers ultra-fast precision technology to assist doctors/researchers with their decision process in facial surgery. The 3dMD camera has a 1.5 millisecond capture speed, which is effectively instantaneous. 3dMD imaging systems are simple and easy to use. They allow for the simple assessment and evaluation of the patients external surface. There is no risk of radiation which is associated with other imaging techniques. Images of before and after treatment of facial deformities can be monitored in a variety of patient postures and expressions. This allows for better planning in craniofacial surgery.

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