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How is Prosthetic 3D Printing Changing Lives?
3D printing has evolved into something more than just a novelty innovation of technology. The real-world applications of 3D printing are endless. From the world of art to that of prosthetic 3D printing, it has revolutionized the world of prosthesis. In today’s world, 3D printing significantly influences medicine and prosthetic devices due to its ability to handle and develop complex
A Detailed Guide to Prosthetic Eye Movement
A prosthetic eye, known colloquially as an ‘artificial eye’, has been used in various forms for thousands of years. Centuries ago, they used to be called ‘glass eyes’ since they were actually made of glass. With modern medical technologies, the surgery needed to insert such a prosthesis has become a lot simpler. Still, plenty of questions remain. Perhaps the most
Here’s Why You Should Always Choose a Board Certified Ocularist
If you are someone who has to use an artificial eye or any other type of ocular prosthesis, you will probably need to visit a prosthetic eye specialist from time to time depending on your particular requirement. Regardless of your condition, you must always visit a board certified ocularist (BOC) for the most scientifically sound and cutting-edge treatment plus care.
Major Differences Between Eye Drops & Lubricants for Prosthetic Eyes
Taking good care of prosthetic eyes is no laughing matter. These ocular implants require a certain number of eye drops & lubricants as one part of an ongoing care schedule for as long as the recipient is alive. If you have had a prosthetic eye implanted due to irreversible damage to your natural eye, you will surely be aware that
All About Different Prosthetic Eye Fitting Methods
Your eyes allow you to soak the beauty all around while adding to your appearance. But not everyone is as fortunate as you. The prosthetic eye fittings can be the ideal solution for many of them. Yes, artificial eyes cannot restore your vision. But, these tools can restore the appearance of a blind patient and also save lives. But, when
What is an Artificial Eye, and What is it Made of?
Before there was a deluge of cutting-edge medical technologies like corneal transplantations, ocular nerve stimulations, and bionic eyes to fend off blindness, there was the humble artificial eye. The correct medical term for such an implant is an ‘ocular prosthesis’, although it is still referred to widely as a ‘glass eye.’ Authoritative studies suggest that more than a quarter of the
All About Silicone Ear and its Use as Prosthetics
Why silicone ears may be crucial for someone with a deformity, you may ask! The ear is a vital sensory organ that adds to our appearance and self-esteem. Thus, damage, deformity, or missing ear can hamper your confidence. However, if, unfortunately, you, your child, or someone you know suffer from deformations in the ear due to bodily injury, congenital malformation,
How to Find the Right One from The Different Types of Artificial Eyes?
Although unfortunate, there are several reasons for which one might need an artificial eye. But with so many different types of artificial eyes available, choosing the right one can be tricky. In this blog, we will try to address this issue. But before that, let’s talk about the different reasons one might need an artificial eye. Why does a person
Types and Classifications of Maxillofacial Defect
Maxillofacial defects can be extremely debilitating, both physically and emotionally. These defects can cause several problems, including difficulty eating and speaking, and often require extensive surgery and the use of maxillofacial prosthesis to correct. There are many types and classifications of maxillofacial defects that can occur. These can include birth defects, traumas, tumors, and infections. Each type of defect can
Ocular Prosthesis for Congenital Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia
If you’ve heard of congenital anophthalmia and microphthalmia, chances are that you know someone who has these conditions. If you haven’t, congenital anophthalmia is a condition where a person is missing one or both eyes. On the other hand, microphthalmia refers to having a small or underdeveloped eye. Both are similar, so these conditions are formed as a result of