Author(s): Gupta RK, Padmanabhan TV
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Abstract It is the god given right of human being to appear human, and the face is a person's visiting card. We can hide everything but we can't hide our face. Eyes are generally the first feature of the face to be noticed and the presence of a pair of eyes is quite essential to maintain the balance and the esthetics of the face. Loss of eye has a crippling effect on the psychology of the patient. The aim of all ocular prosthetic procedure is to enable rehabilitation of the patient in the society with a normal appearance and self esteem. This article describes a clinical report of rehabilitating post evisceration patient due to glaucoma of right eye with custom made artificial prosthesis using stock eye shell that can create esthetically pleasing results.
This article was published in J Indian Prosthodont Soc
and referenced in Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology