Modified Impression Technique for Fabrication of a Custom Made Ocular Prosthesis
Smita Sara Manoj*
Department of Prosthodontics, Azeezia College of Dental Science and Research Centre, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Smita Sara Manoj
Department of Prosthodontics
Azeezia College of Dental Science And Research Centre
Diamond Hills, Meeyyanoor, Kollam, Kerala, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: March 16, 2014; Accepted Date: May 17, 2014; Published Date: May 20, 2014
Citation: Manoj SS (2014) Modified Impression Technique for Fabrication of a Custom Made Ocular Prosthesis . Anaplastology 3:129. doi: 10.4172/2161-1173.1000129
Copyright: © 2014 Manoj SS. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Making an impression of the anophthalmic socket to facilitate the design of a custom made ocular prosthesis is a
common practice. Different impression techniques can be used for its fabrication. The modified impression
technique described here requires minimum laboratory procedures as the preliminary impression, secondary
impression and wax trial can be done as a single stage procedure.