Applying aerospace technology, Harborview Medical Center creates burn masks quickly, accurately and most importantly, painlessly.
A man in his early 40s lay in the burn intensive care unit (ICU) at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center. He sustained burns over his face, neck and fingers, and was on life support. Although his injuries were immense, he was fortunate to have been taken to Harborview – a hospital known for their advanced techniques. The patient was scheduled for a skin graft the next day, and a special-fitting silicon soft gel burn mask needed to be prepared in order to give him the best scenario for healing.