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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty

Rehabilitation of ocular defect with hollow ocular prosthesis

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Author Details : Vishvnathe Udayshankar*, E Mahesh Gowda, Vijaya Kumar R, Vaibhav Jain

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 267-270

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The loss of an eye creates huge psychological impact on individual’s social and professional life. When
surgical procedures like enucleation and evisceration removes the soft tissue contents of defective eye,
abnormally large defect is created. The prosthetic rehabilitation of such large defect is always a challenge,
which demands exactly matching, closely fitting, equally sized ocular prosthesis to replace lost tissue
volume. This article attempts to present an innovative technique to fabricate an aesthetically superior
hollow ocular prosthesis exactly matching with the natural eye of the patient.
Key Messages: Although there are various methods to fabricate hollow ocular prosthesis, utilizing silicon
putty index and modelling wax and Anterior Segment Camera for iris selection is a simple and innovative
technique which provides superior aesthetic and better comfort.

Keywords: Ocular defect, Hollow ocular prosthesis, Digital iris, Anterior segment.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijooo.2019.061

How to cite : Udayshankar V, Gowda E M, Vijaya Kumar R, Jain V, Rehabilitation of ocular defect with hollow ocular prosthesis. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2019;5(4):267-270

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