Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 7

Artificial Eye - Boost to Life

Nitu Dubey1, Ajeet Kumar Dwivedi2* and Ranjeet Kumar3

1Department Of Orthodontics, Mithila Minority Dental College Hospital, Lalit Narayan Mithila University, India
2Department of Ophthalmology, Bihar Health Service, Aryabhatt Knowledge University, India
3Department of Optometry, Sharda Eye And Dental Hospital, India

*Corresponding Author: Ajeet Kumar Dwivedi, Department of Ophthalmology, Bihar Health Service, Aryabhatt Knowledge University, India.

Received: May 17, 2022; Published: June 17, 2022


A Contracted socket is a complication of an Anophthalmic socket which results in the inability to support prosthesis. Contracted socket defines absence of functional eyeball from orbit. In most of cases, its presence take a lot on person’s confidence and make oneself very difficult to come out of psychological trauma and stress associated with it. Rehabilitation of these patients is of utmost importance to provide positivity and self confidence in these scenarios. Artificial Eye (Customized Ocular Prosthesis) acceptance is dependent on individual persona and multiple sitting approaches to satisfy the individual need. There are occasions to modify the socket by surgical intervention to fit the artificial prosthesis. This article was written to create basic understanding of artificial eye and its various steps of manufacturing and dispensing.

Keywords: Artificial Eye; Fornix Reconstruction; Customised Prosthesis; Evisceration; Enucleation


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Citation: Ajeet Kumar Dwivedi., et al. “Artificial Eye - Boost to Life".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.7 (2022): 34-39.


Copyright: © 2022 Ajeet Kumar Dwivedi., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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