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Med Arch. 2019; 73(6): 433-435

Prostetic Rehabilitation of an Eye Globe: Case Report

Marcelo Coelho Goiato, Daniela Micheline dos Santos, Isabela Caroline de Sousa Ervolino, Juliana Lujan Brunetto, Andre Pinheiro de Magalhaes Bertoz, Clovis Lamartine de Moraes Melo Neto.


Introduction: The lack of an eye has an immediate and long-term impact on a patient’s life. Aim: The aim of this study is to show a case of prosthetic rehabilitation of an eyeball. Case report: Male patient, 60 years old, sought care at the Oral Oncology Center of the São Paulo State University “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”, for the rehabilitation of the orbital cavity with an acrylic eye prosthesis. This prosthesis was made with thermopolymerizable acrylic resin and hand painted iris with oil paint on cardboard. The prosthesis was installed after finishing and polishing and the hygiene and general care instructions were explained. Conclusion: In the present case, the patient was satisfied with the aesthetics and comfort of the prosthesis, which demonstrates the success of the treatment.

Key words: Ocular Prosthesis. Enophthalmos. Glaucoma.

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