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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 1239-1242

Fabrication of ocular prosthesis with a digital customization technique – A case report


Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Army Dental Centre, Research and Referral, Delhi Cantt, India

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Dr. Rajat Lanzara
Army Dental Centre, Research and Referral, Delhi Cantt - 110 010
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_133_19

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Loss of an eye can be caused by cancer, trauma, or congenital defects. A loss of eye creates functional, esthetic, and psychological lacunae in individual's personal and professional life. Rehabilitation of ocular defect can be done by a custom ocular prosthesis fabricated with heat cure polymethylmethacrylate. The custom-made prosthesis provides a better fit, is more comfortable to use and gives better cosmetic results than a stock prosthesis. The main objective of this article is to describe a new technique of customization using digital photograph of the patient's iris made using a digital camera to give excellent cosmetic results to the patient.


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