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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


Rehabilitation of ocular defect with custom made ocular prosthesis – A case report


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Author Details: Geeta Arya, Narendra Kumar, Himanshu Aeran, Jyotsna Seth

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 225

Article End Page : 228


Abstract

Artificial replacement of the lost eye is done with an ocular prosthesis. Loss of eye or any other facial structures affect the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of a person. Aim of the maxillofacial prosthesis that will restore and replace stoma to gnathic and associated facial structures with artificial substitutes which improve patient’s esthetics, restore and maintain health of these structures. The rehabilitation of a patient who has suffered the psychological trauma of an ocular loss requires a prosthesis that will provide the optimum cosmetic and functional result. A case of a custom-made ocular acrylic prosthesis is presented here, which had acceptable fit, retention and esthetics.

Keywords: Ocular defect, Maxillofacial prosthesis, Custom made ocular prosthesis, Scleral shell prosthesis.