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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 22, No. 3, 2015, pp. 75-79
Bioline Code: mj15037
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2015, pp. 75-79

 en Management of an Anophthalmic Patient by the Fabrication of Custom Made Ocular Prosthesis
Singh, Meenakshi; Nayak, Meghanand; Solanki, Jitender; Gupta, Sarika & Singh, Anjali

Abstract

The loss or disfigurement of a body parts specially that pertaining to the face has a deep psychological and social impact on the patient. After enucleation, evisceration or exteneration of the eye, the aim of an ocular prosthesis should be to restore the natural appearance, install confidence and a sense social acceptability in the patient. Custom made prosthesis has several advantages over the stock eye prosthesis. This article illustrates rehabilitation of the enucleated right eye of a patient with a custom made ocular prosthesis.

Keywords
fabrication; ocular prosthesis; orbital implants

 
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