The Longhua Funeral Parlor Uses 3D-Printing to Rebuild Lost Limbs

 - Apr 14, 2016
References: shanghaidaily & fastcoexist
The Longhua Funeral Parlor located in Shanghai is able to offer reconstructive surgery postpartum using 3D-printing technology to rebuild lost limbs or facial features that have been damaged. The service aims to recreate the body so that it looks its most natural state upon burial.

The 3D-printing reconstruction services provides comfort to those consumers seeking to have their loved ones buried in their most natural state. The parlor is able to offer the added feature for a free of 10,000 Yuan that helps to repair issues of disfigurement, mutilation or injury from such events as fires or accidents that makeup cannot otherwise conceal.

The nicheness of the 3D-printing burial facial and ligament reconstruction speaks to the growing affordability of the technology.