Indian Journal of Dental Research

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Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 482--485

Restoration of an atrophic eye socket with custom made eye prosthesis, utilizing digital photography


Gaurav P Jayaswal, SP Dange, AN Khalikar 
 Department of Prosthodontics, Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

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Gaurav P Jayaswal
Department of Prosthodontics, Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
India

Ocular defects may cause several ocular and orbital disorders, which require surgical intervention. These defects are psychologically disturbing for the patients, and therefore, they require immediate management and rehabilitation by a team of specialist. Ocular prosthesis may be either readymade (stock) or custom made. Fabrication of a custom ocular prosthesis allows for a range of variations during construction. The iris can also be custom made by ocular painting or by digital photography. The optimum cosmetic and functional results of a custom-made prosthesis enhance the patient«SQ»s rehabilitation to a normal life style. This paper elaborates the technique for fabrication of a custom-made ocular prosthesis for an atrophic eye socket utilizing digital photography.


How to cite this article:
Jayaswal GP, Dange S P, Khalikar A N. Restoration of an atrophic eye socket with custom made eye prosthesis, utilizing digital photography.Indian J Dent Res 2011;22:482-485


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Jayaswal GP, Dange S P, Khalikar A N. Restoration of an atrophic eye socket with custom made eye prosthesis, utilizing digital photography. Indian J Dent Res [serial online] 2011 [cited 2023 Jan 29 ];22:482-485
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