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Cosmetic Eye Socket and Eyelid Restoration Surgery

Although your board certified ocularist will try their best to deliver the most naturally appearing prosthetic eye, there are times where additional surgery can be utilized to improve the cosmesis.  At Ocular Prosthetics, Inc. we work closely with a number

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Prosthetic Eye Correction for Cloudy Cornea

The cornea, a clear dome-shaped area covering the front of the visual eye components, is responsible for more than just providing a protective barrier.  In order to effectively pass and bend light from a person’s surroundings to form a focused

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Glaucoma: The Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions

Glaucoma is a general term for a group of eye disorders characterized by pressure related optic neuropathy.  This disease can permanently damage vision in the affected eye, leading to blindness, if not properly treated.  Worldwide, glaucoma is the second-leading cause

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Why is my Prosthetic Eye Tearing?

There are a number of physiological and environmental factors that cause your prosthetic eye to tear more than your natural eye.  The primary reason you may experience routine eye discharge can be attributed to the anatomy of the anophthalmic, absent

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Prosthetic Eye Treatment for Evisceration Surgery

Evisceration surgery is a type of ocular surgery performed by an oculoplastic surgeon.  The surgery is characterized by removal of the eye’s contents, leaving the scleral shell and extraocular muscles intact.  This type of surgery is performed on patients suffering

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Ocular Prosthesis for Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia

Congenital anophthalmia is a condition characterized by the absence of one or both eyes.  This extremely rare disease is predominantly the effect of genetic abnormalities.  Congenital microphthalmia, or nanophthalmia, is a condition characterized by a small, underdeveloped eye.  Similar to

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Shah Bibi Tarakhail Receives Prosthetic Eye!

For those unfamiliar with this courageous young girl’s story, Shah Bibi Tarakhail is a child found by fate in her worn torn country of Afghanistan by a military nurse native to California.  Moved by Shah Bibi’s traumatic circumstances, after a tragic encounter

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