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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 86-88

Ocular Prosthesis.-A unique method, for post evisceration ocular defect

Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Harish Gopalkrishna
Department of Prosthdontics, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, kumaraswamy layout, Type 2, No 7, 1st cross, 7th main, BTM 2nd stage Bangalore - 560 076, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/2347-4610.140517

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Ocular prosthesis is artificial replacement of the eye, while orbital prosthesis is replacement of entire content of the orbit. Replacement of the missing eye is not only important but also has to be immediate, as the psychological trauma associated with it is overcome better. This case presents a unique way of replacing the missing eye, where-in a combination of prefabricated eye and impression for customizing eye prosthesis was adopted.

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