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CASE REPORT
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37-38

Prosthetic management of patient with ocular defect


Department of Prosthodontics, Rural Dental College, Ahmednagar, Loni, India

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P J Doshi
Department of Prosthodontics, Rural Dental College, PMT, Ahmednagar, Loni - 413 736, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.16340

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The eye is a vital organ not only in terms of vision but also being an important component of facial expression. Loss of eye has a crippling effect on the psychology of the patient. Treatment of such cases includes implants and acrylic eye prosthesis. Although implant eye prosthesis has superior outcome, due to economic factors it may not be advisable in all patients. So a custom-made ocular prosthesis is a good alternative. A case of a custom-made ocular acrylic prosthesis is presented here, which had acceptable fit, retention and esthetics.


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