Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of Indian Prosthodontist Society, Medknow Publications, Volume 16, Number 2, p.216-220 (2016)

URL:

https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84964402251&doi=10.4103%2f0972-4052.167947&partnerID=40&md5=60582986a3adce33cbb76242d02eee68

Abstract:

The rehabilitation of a patient who has suffered the psychological trauma due to loss of an eye requires a prosthesis that will provide the optimum cosmetic and functional result. The mode of rehabilitation varies based on the type of defect and surgical approach being adopted. A case series of prosthetic rehabilitation of three types of orbital defects - evisceration, enucleation and exenteration have been reported in this article. The clinical relevance of surgical approaches highlights the preservation of remaining anatomic structures creating a negative space or concavity to aid in future prosthetic rehabilitation. A multidisciplinary management and team approach is essential in providing esthetics and to regain the confidence. Follow-up care for the patient is mandatory. © 2016 The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society.

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Cite this Research Publication

A. S. Babu, V., M., Nair, V. P., and Thomas, T., “Prosthetic rehabilitation of surgically treated orbital defects - Evisceration, enucleation, and exenteration: A case series”, Journal of Indian Prosthodontist Society, vol. 16, pp. 216-220, 2016.

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