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DENTAL SCIENCE - CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 177-179

Custom-made ocular prosthesis


1 Department of Prosthodontics, J. K. K. Natrajah Dental College and Hospital, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Rajha Muthia Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Endodontics, J.K.K Natrajah Dental College and Hospital, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajkumar Gunaseelaraj
Department of Prosthodontics, J. K. K. Natrajah Dental College and Hospital, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0975-7406.100264

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An ocular defect may affect a patient psychologically. An ocular prosthesis is given to uplift the patient psychologically and improve the confidence. Ocular prosthesis can be custom made or a stock shell. To improve the comfort and matching of the prosthesis with that of the adjacent natural eye an custom made ocular prosthesis is preferred. Different techniques are available to fabricate a custom ocular prosthesis, here we have used paper iris disk technique.


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