Facial deformities often demand reconstructive surgery and the placement of three-dimensional (3D) printed craniomaxillofacial prostheses. Prostheses manufacturing requires patients’ computed tomography (CT) images. Poor quality images result in incorrectly sized prostheses, necessitating repeat imaging and refitting. The Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing (CRPM) produces most facial prostheses in South Africa but does not have a prescribed optimised CT protocol. Therefore, this study was undertaken.

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