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Synonyms for prosthesis

corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body

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Just minutes after Janna Chrissis, owner of the Mirage Hair Studio at Eugene's Oakway Center, finished fitting Heather's new cranial hair prosthesis, the child sat in the salon chair gently running a comb through her new, shoulder-length hairpiece.
Locks of Love's purpose is to return a sense of confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss by providing the highest quality hair prosthesis.
Jamie Perkovich, a Locks of Love hairpiece recipient, had been hiding her hair loss under scarves before she received her hair prosthesis.
Over a dozen treatments, from chiropractic services to in vitro fertilization to "scalp hair prosthesis for alopecia areata" (read: toupees for balding men), are now codified into law.
Blacer explains: "I saw how for those who've experienced hair loss through medical treatments like chemotherapy and gastro-bypass surgery, insurance coverage is possible to help pay for expenses - including cranial hair prosthesis.