Conventional Approach for Fabrication of Orbital Prosthesis: A Case Report

  • Tanuja Singh Kathmandu University of Medical Sciences, Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu university
  • Suraj Ram Bhakta Mathema People’s Dental College and Hospital, Tribhuvan University
  • Pratik Manandhar Gandaki Medical college Teaching Hospital and Research Center Private Limited
Keywords: Acrylic resin, facial defect, rehabilitation, orbital prosthesis

Abstract

Facial defect rehabilitation is a very critical task which requires personalized design of the prosthesis for each patient. Eyes are vital organ not only for vision but also for the facial expression. Disfigurement due to loss of an eye and associated structures may cause physical and psychological distress to the patient. Rehabilitating such patient with a removable orbital prosthesis is an economical and patient-friendly procedure which restores the patient's social as well as the cosmetic value. The present article describes a conventional technique for the fabrication of a spectacle retained acrylic resin orbital prosthesis providing accurate and effective rehabilitation.

 

BJHS 2018;3(2)6:495-499.

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Author Biographies

Tanuja Singh, Kathmandu University of Medical Sciences, Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu university
Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics
Suraj Ram Bhakta Mathema, People’s Dental College and Hospital, Tribhuvan University
Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Pratik Manandhar, Gandaki Medical college Teaching Hospital and Research Center Private Limited
Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Published
2018-09-05
How to Cite
Singh, T., Mathema, S., & Manandhar, P. (2018). Conventional Approach for Fabrication of Orbital Prosthesis: A Case Report. Birat Journal of Health Sciences, 3(2), 495-499. https://doi.org/10.3126/bjhs.v3i2.20969
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Case Reports