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Prosthetic Rehabilitation of an acquired Ocular Defect in a Pediatric Patient: A Clinical Report

Mitalee Mopkar, Kennedy Mascarenhas

Keywords : Custom eye, Custom ocular tray, Iris positioning, Ocular prosthesis, Prosthodontics, Scleral shell.

Citation Information : Mopkar M, Mascarenhas K. Prosthetic Rehabilitation of an acquired Ocular Defect in a Pediatric Patient: A Clinical Report. Int J Prosthodont Restor Dent 2018; 8 (2):63-67.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10019-1206

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


The eye is one of the vital sense organs. Apart from being a physical disability, the psychological impact can be quite traumatic. The early cosmetic restoration of acquired defects boosts the patient's confidence and enhances maintenance of tissue health. The following article describes a technique to customize a prosthesis in a patient of the pediatric age group. Such a fabricated prosthesis adapts better than prefabricated stock prosthesis and the accurate positioning of the iris disk enhances the esthetic outcome.

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