A Novel Technique to Fabricate Iris Shading of Ocular Prosthesis – A Case Report | Chapter 04 | Current Research in Science and Technology Vol. 1

The eye is a vital organ not only in terms of vision but also being an important component of facial expression. Loss of an eye or a disfigured eye has a far-reaching impact on an individual’s psychology. Additionally it affects ones social and professional life. The need for artificial eye’s can sometimes be made satisfied by stock prosthesis that are available in standard sizes, shapes and colors.

Proper positioning of the iris disk in the sclera is vital in fabricating the custom made artificial eye to mimic natural appearance if not may result in squint eyed appearance.

There are many techniques to fabricate the ocular prosthesis to mimic the natural eye. The present technique is simple and economical to fabricate the ocular prosthesis with commercially available color contact lens.

Author(s) Details

Prashant A. Karni
Department of Prosthodontics, KAHE’s (KLE University’s), KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum-590010, Karnataka, India.

Dolly Gupta
Department of Prosthodontics, KAHE’s (KLE University’s), KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum-590010, Karnataka, India.

Dr. Heena Sharma (M. D. S. Prosthodontist)
Department of Prosthodontics, KAHE’s (KLE University’s), KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum-590010, Karnataka, India.

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