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CATEGORY: REVIEW
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 41

Size, shape, position and color of Iris: Key to success of an ocular prosthesis


Govt. Dental College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Date of Web Publication8-Jan-2021

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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.306426

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How to cite this article:
Dubey RK. Size, shape, position and color of Iris: Key to success of an ocular prosthesis. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2020;20, Suppl S1:41

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Dubey RK. Size, shape, position and color of Iris: Key to success of an ocular prosthesis. J Indian Prosthodont Soc [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Jan 25];20, Suppl S1:41. Available from: https://www.j-ips.org/text.asp?2020/20/5/41/306426



Introduction: The eyes are not only enables an individual to receive the marvelous expressions of nature but also play a significant role in expressing the individual's facial expression and esthetic to others. Disfigurement, discoloration or loss of an eye has a substantial effect on individual psyche and social life too. The Maxillofacial Prosthodontists are one, who may render and strive for delivering realistic eye prosthesis with matching size, shape, position and color of the iris and the eye in total, to restore facial esthetic and thus self esteem & social acceptance of the individual.

Summary: Numerous techniques, advocated in literature to achieve realistic color, size, shape and position of the iris in an ocular prosthesis fabricated either by stock eye reline methods or customizing method utilizing manual or digital technologies, has been searched using PubMed, Google Scholar and hand search. Each technique has been analyzed on basis their limitations and advantages in the form of complexity/ ease to execute, esthetic results, affordability and patient friendly during execution.

Conclusion: Every technique has its own limitations, but suitable for a particular patient in specific clinical situation, expertise, and availability of resources required for the technique. This review is an attempt to enlighten the efforts and constraint of the techniques persuaded in literature to restore colour, size shape and position of iris in an ocular prosthesis. Thus it may be a path finder for new maxillofacial prosthodontists to choose a right technique suitable to a specific clinical situation and condition of the patient.








 

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