A spectacle retained acrylic orbital prosthesis for rehabilitation of an exenterated eye

Authors

  • P K Parajuli Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dental Surgery, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • P Suwal Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dental Surgery, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • R K Singh Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dental Surgery, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/hren.v10i2.6585

Keywords:

exenteration, orbital prosthesis

Abstract

Exenteration of an eye causes massive disfigurement and psychologic as well as social embarrassment as facial appearance is severely crippled. Prosthetic rehabilitation of such patients, if done meticulously, will improve the appearance as well as their self confidence. This case report describes an orbital prosthesis fabricated to rehabilitate a patient with exenteration of right eye, with the most economical material and easily available technique.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/hren.v10i2.6585

Health Renaissance 2012; Vol 10 (No.2); 144-146

 

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Published

2012-07-30

How to Cite

Parajuli, P. K., Suwal, P., & Singh, R. K. (2012). A spectacle retained acrylic orbital prosthesis for rehabilitation of an exenterated eye. Health Renaissance, 10(2), 144–146. https://doi.org/10.3126/hren.v10i2.6585

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Case Reports