Customized Ocular Prosthesis Simplified Using Pupillary Distance Ruler - A Case ReportJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2020-04-05
Authors : Lino Paul; R Ravichandran; Harsha Kumar K; Vivek V Nair;
Page : 245-248
Keywords : Pupillary Distance Ruler; Putty Index; Customized; Ocular Prosthesis;
The purpose of rehabilitation of a lost eye is to restore the esthetics and self- esteem of the patient. The success depends on proper orientation of iris and proper shade and fit of the prosthesis. Various methods had been proposed for the same. This article shows light on a simple and inexpensive method for positioning the iris with a pupillary distance ruler in a patient with enucleated eye along with simplifying the complex painting procedures by selecting iris from stock eye and characterizing sclera with help of putty index.
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