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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: Mythili Katragadda A, Sandeep Chiramana H, Gopinadh Anne, Suresh Muvva, G. Phani Krishna, Vijay Kuma

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 167

Article End Page : 170


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.

Orbital prostheses, Ocular prostheses, Phthisis bulbi, Scleral cover shell