The Four Eye Care Professionals You Need to Know: Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians and Ocularists
August 20th, 2019
Ocular Prosthetics, Inc.’s highly specialized team of Board Certified Ocularists design, fabricate, and fit prosthetic eyes for individuals who have had their eye removed by an enucleation or evisceration surgery. Each ocularist provides the patient with an exceptional level of service; in which they intricately design the custom prosthetic eye using the latest techniques and materials. The custom fitting process begins with an impression mold or other advanced fitting methods to accurately contour or manipulate the anophthalmic socket. These techniques are utilized to ensure the prosthesis has optimal cosmesis, comfort, and movement.
As a new patient you will receive a highly specialized care plan, in which your ocularist will closely monitor your progress, and success with wearing your new prosthetic eye. It is our team’s passion to satisfy each patient by attaining the highest level of quality in each and every case.
Ocular Prosthetics, Inc.’s team are also experienced in the fitting of scleral cover shells. The custom fit ocular prosthetic shell is an excellent means of restoring one’s natural cosmetic appearance from eye disease, birth defects, or trauma resulting in a disfigured or discolored blind eye. The scleral cover shell prosthetic eye is a custom molded thin prosthesis designed to be worn over the cosmetically blemished eye.
With extensive pediatric experience our team of board certified ocularists also fabricate ocular prostheses for infants and children. This includes custom fittings for eye loss due to injury or disease such as retinoblastoma, congenital microphthalmia, and congenital anophthalmia. With proven innovative designs we have performed successful conformer therapy on the most severe cases of congenital anophthalmia and microphthalmia.
Ocular Prosthetics, Inc.’s anaplastologist is an expert in providing custom molded silicone facial prosthetics for areas of the face including the orbit, midface, nose, and ear. In the event of a traumatic injury, cancer resection, or congenital condition, an alternative to surgery is a prosthetic silicone restoration. Our specialists will custom fit, sculpt, paint and deliver the most beautiful prosthesis available.
Our team of ocularists and anaplastologist clinician encourage you to schedule a personal consultation at any of our five greater Los Angeles office locations today. This initial visit will provide you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. We look forward to speaking with you, and beginning the process of restoring your image and your life.