Year: 2017 | Month: June | Volume: 7 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 344-346
Simplest Way to Fabricate Custom Made Ocular Prosthesis- A Case Report
Dr. Lylajam. S1, Dr. Rajkumar Bansal2, Dr. K. Harshakumar3, Dr. Prasanth Viswambaran4
1Professor, 2Post graduate student, 3Professor & HOD, 4Assistant Professor,
Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram
Corresponding Author: Dr. Rajkumar Bansal
Loss of eye whether congenital or due to trauma causes disfigurement and affects the patient psychologically. An ocular prosthesis can improve the esthetic as well as confidence of the patients. Ocular prosthesis can be custom made or readymade eye shell. To improve the comfort and matching of the prosthesis with that of adjacent natural eye a custom made ocular prosthesis is preferred. In this case report custom made eye is fabricated from an impression made in stock eye shell.
Key words: ocular impression; ocular prosthesis; iris painting; stock tray