In pictures: 3D printing and healthcare

How 3D printing is transforming the world of medicine.

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Hearing aids While most uses of 3D printing in the medical world has managed to make headlines over the past few years, the technology has been used to build hearing aids for years. Because hearing aids are so small and intricately designed, the only alternative to 3D printing the devices is building them by hand. Obviously, 3D printing is the most efficient method, and has been used to make the majority of the hearing aids used in the world, according to a Forbes report.

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