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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 108-110

Ocular Prosthesis in Phthisis Bulbi: Patient Rehabilitation


1 Department of Prosthodontics, Awadh Dental College and Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
2 Department of Periodontics, Awadh Dental College and Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Sumit Kumar Chattopadhyay
Department of Prosthodontics, Awadh Dental College and Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2321-8568.190321

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Normal facial appearance is one of the inherent human traits, which if altered or lost, challenges the patient's physical, psychological and mental well-being as well as maxillofacial prosthodontics' ingenuity. Maxillofacial prostheses, which restore and replace stomatognathic and associated facial structure with artificial substitute, aim to improve the quality of life along with the mental satisfaction. This article describes a technique by which the state-of-the-art custom ocular prostheses has been fabricated in a case of 'Phthisis Bulbi' by making an accurate functional impression with the fine details of the eye socket and following all the steps of fabrication meticulously.


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