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International Dental Journal of Student Research


Management of a patient of phthisis bulbi: a case report


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Author Details: Gopinadh Anne, Sandeep Chiramana, Suresh Muvva, Mythili Katragadda

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 83

Article End Page : 86


Abstract

Maxillofacial prostheses which restore and replace stomatognathic and associated facial structures with artificial substitutes aim to improve the patient aesthetics, restore and maintain health of the remaining structures and consequently provide physical and mental wellbeing. The objective of this article is to reveal the rehabilitation of uniocular phthisis bulbi, a clinical case treated with a scleral cover shell in a male patient whose cause of defect was trauma. Also digital reproduction of the iris is made, instead of painting the iris using acrylic or oil painting.

Key Words:
Orbital prostheses, Ocular prostheses, Phthisis bulbi, Scleral cover shell