About Life-Like Laboratory
Life Like Laboratory was established in 1980.
Horst Buckner founded Life-Like Laboratory Inc., which became the first successful silicone prosthesis custom manufacturer for amputees.
Early 2008 Crystal Fancher is named Director of Operations.
Director of Ops to Co-Owner
Crystal Fancher became Director of Operations & eventually co-owner in March 2016.
In 2008 Jackie Fancher-Thompson purchased the assets.
In 2008 Jackie Fancher-Thompson, Executive Director of Life-Like, purchased the assets from the Buckner family and formed Life-Like Laboratory, LLC.
In 2019 Amelia Warren Buys Life-Like Laboratory assets and name.
A New Owner
Amy Warren, ABC Certified Prosthetist Orthotist, purchased the company in 2019.
Amy brought 18 years prosthetic orthotic experience to the company. Together with Crystal Fancher, Director of Operations, they grow and support the very unique niche of custom silicone restoration in the diverse prosthetic field.
Crystal Fancher purchases.
In October 2021 Amelia Warren passed away and Crystal Fancher purchased the company back from her estate to continue the business.
Our SERVICE AREA & EXPERTISE
Locally Owned in Dallas, Texas – Serving Worldwide
Crystal Fancher, Director of Operations & General Manager
Amy Warren, CPO, LPO
Dedicated to serving the Dallas and Texas area community.
Crystal Fancher, having many years of combined experience as director and general operations manager, provides an excellent combination for our successes.
Hand Made in Detail
With over 35 years experience in silicone prosthetics, our highly trained technicians and skilled artists provide you with a prosthesis designed to restore self-esteem, confidence and comfort. Each silicone prosthesis is custom designed, colored and fitted for each unique amputation. Our prosthetics are individually colored to match every detail including hair, freckles, veins and nails.
We are an accredited facility with a team of 7 that coordinates with you to create superior color matched custom silicone restoration prosthesis.
What They Say
“The main factor that led us to Life-Like was how realistic the prostheses look. The amount of thought and detail that goes into each prosthesis is remarkable. Having a prosthesis truly gave me my life back! I cannot imagine my life without it.”
Ashton Cox, Life-Like Patient since 1998
“The team is very compassionate – you can tell they love what they do. I would definitely recommend this business. They do an awesome job. I couldn’t imagine going anywhere else.”
Jace Williams, Life-Like Patient