International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2018, Vol. 4 Issue 3, Part B
Evaluation of patient acceptance using three techniques for the fabrication of ocular prosthesis: A case report
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Shubhangi Pandurang Lokhande, Dr. Meena Ajay Aras, Dr Praveen Rajagopal, Dr. Ashwin Mysore, Dr. Aradhana Nagarsekar and Dr. Ankita Chamaria
Causes for loss of eyes can be congenital, traumatic, malignancy or radical surgery.1 It may have a severe physical & psychological impact on the patient. Rehabilitation of a prosthodontics patient with an ocular prosthesis is a challenging procedure.
Technique: This article describes three different techniques for fabrication of ocular prosthesis.
Discussion: A sequence of steps for fabrication of an ocular prosthesis is outlined & the critical areas of fabrication including the artistic techniques & options that can be used in successful prosthetic rehabilitation are described in this article. Three techniques namely, Modified stock eye technique, Conventional iris paint on technique & Digital photographic technique are explained along with the indications, advantages & disadvantages.
Conclusion: The patient was most satisfied with Digital photography technique as compared to other two techniques.
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Dr. Shubhangi Pandurang Lokhande, Dr. Meena Ajay Aras, Dr Praveen Rajagopal, Dr. Ashwin Mysore, Dr. Aradhana Nagarsekar, Dr. Ankita Chamaria. Evaluation of patient acceptance using three techniques for the fabrication of ocular prosthesis: A case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(3):77-82.