By Keith R. Pine, Brian H. Sloan, Robert J. Jacobs
This is the 1st textbook to provide a finished account of ocular prosthetics and the proof used to underpin and aid this box of healthcare. It does so via bringing jointly details from ophthalmology, prosthetic eye and make contact with lens literature, and from specialists actively engaged in those fields.
The ebook describes the mental, anatomical and physiological elements of eye loss in addition to surgeries for elimination the attention, sufferer review, developing prosthetic eyes (including prosthetic and surgical options for facing socket complications), the socket’s reaction to prosthetic eyes, prosthetic eye upkeep and the historical past of prosthetic eyes.
Though essentially meant for prosthetists, ophthalmologists, ophthalmic nurses, optometrists and scholars within the fields of ocular drugs, maxillofacial drugs and anaplastology, the ebook additionally bargains an invaluable source for different medical examiners and kinfolk who deal with prosthetic eye sufferers, and for these sufferers looking a deeper figuring out of the problems affecting them than they could locate elsewhere.
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41 Fig. 42 Fig. 43 Fig. 44 Fig. 45 xxxv Late twentieth-century custom-made PMMA eye German glass eyes became unavailable at the start of World War II Early twentieth-century stock glass eyes Manufacturing PMMA prosthetic eyes using dental equipment and materials. 2 Approximate number of prosthetic eye wearers in various countries Ratios of men to women whose eye loss was due to accidents from 1960 to 2010 Overview of prosthetic eye making and fitting Trade-offs that must be resolved during the positioning of the iris/corneal unit and shaping of the wax prosthesis Overview for thin scleral shell making and fitting Socket complications broadly listed in descending order of importance Socket complications are listed in descending order of importance xxxvii About the Authors Keith R.
3 Changing Causes of Eye Loss The cause of eye loss appears to be changing over time as eye loss due to accident declined in the New Zealand study relative to medical causes . 1 0 1920–40 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000–10 Decade Fig. 4 Causes of eye loss in New Zealand over time (Published with kind permission of NZMA. 4:1 Published with kind permission of NZMA. All rights reserved the main cause of eye loss before the 1990s, but since then medical causes of eye loss have predominated (Fig.
23 Fig. 24 Fig. 25 Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3 Fig. 4 Fig. 5 Fig. 6 Fig. 7 Fig. 8 Fig. 9 Fig. 10 Fig. 11 xxxi When a prosthetic eye is removed and reinserted, it is inevitable that the micro-environment of the socket is disturbed to some extent Foreign material (a stray eyelash) fell into this anophthalmic socket when the prosthesis was removed Slit lamp biomicroscope view of tear break-up on the surface of a recently inserted prosthetic eye. The patient’s fingerprint which smudged across the cornea is an example of foreign material entering the socket during reinsertion of the prosthesis Three-phase model of prosthetic eye wear Scanning electron microscopy showing tear deposits on a 10-year-old prosthetic eye.
Clinical Ocular Prosthetics by Keith R. Pine, Brian H. Sloan, Robert J. Jacobs