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Cancer Patients



Cancer that affects the face can be devastating. Our facial prosthetics service provides improved quality of life when cancer surgery does not permit reconstruction. Patients can meet with reconstructive surgeons before cancer surgery, who will consult with a prosthetics specialist to help decide whether surgical or prosthetic reconstruction is best. Together they will provide you with a recommended reconstruction plan.

We can create a custom-built facial prosthesis for patients that have already been surgically treated for cancer, whether here or elsewhere. We can also help patients by improving fit, appearance, and comfort of
existing prosthetics.


fps cancer2-1Health insurance generally covers surgical and prosthetic facial reconstruction because they are not considered cosmetic when following cancer surgery. Ultimately though, your coverage will depend on the insurance plan you purchased. Please contact us at 801-585-0140 so we can determine coverage status.