Iris Positioning Using a Grid Attached to a Spring Bow for a Custom Ocular ProsthesisCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Ankita Chamaria,
D/305, Suncity Complex. 105/1, Biddhan nagar road. Ultadanga, Kolkata-700067, India.
Eyes are among the first features of the face to be noticed. Loss of an eye due to congenital, traumatic or pathologic aetiologies causes disfigurement and loss of sensory feedback. It leaves a psychological impact on the patient, thus prosthesis should be provided at the earliest to raise the spirits of the afflicted. Iris positioning is one of the important steps in fabricating customized ocular prosthesis. In facial asymmetry cases, comparison of both irises together can be a major disadvantage. This case report illustrates the use of a unique customized frame spring bow assembly to position the iris disk using the established parallelism between inter pupillary line to the horizontal plane.
Custom made, Post enucleation deficit, Stock ocular prosthesis
Ankita Chamaria, Meena Ajay Aras, Vidya Chitre, Godwin Clovis Da Costa. IRIS POSITIONING USING A GRID
ATTACHED TO A SPRING BOW FOR A
CUSTOM OCULAR PROSTHESIS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 March [cited: 2017 May 25 ]; 11:ZD12-ZD13. Available from
Date of Submission: Sep 09, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Nov 10, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 04, 2016
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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