PROSTHETIC REHABILITATION OF THE PATIENT WITH CUSTOM MADE OCULAR PROSTHESIS: A CASE REPORT

Ashish Naik, Jaykumar Gade, Aditi Kumbhalwar

Abstract


Patients who have lost ocular structures through orbital evisceration or orbital enucleation which was necessary as a surgical intervention for a congenital defect, pathology or an accident need to be rehabilitated with ocular prosthesis. The disfigurement associated with eye loss can cause significant physical and emotional disturbance. This article describes detailed technique of custom ocular prosthesis fabrication for a patient with enucleation.


Keywords


Custom Ocular Prosthesis, Prosthetic eye, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics.

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