Fabrication of a custom-fit ocular prosthesis using socket impression and customised iris button is the gold standard technique in rehabilitating an anophthalmic socket in tertiary eye care centres under the expert supervision of oculoplasty surgeon and trained ocularist
The ocular impression thus created is used as a mould to produce a wax shape, which fits into the socket and is used by Moorfields1 ocularists
to position the iris, perfect the shape and ensure correctness of gaze.
Mamoon received treatment under the care of ocularist
Olivia already had an orbital implant (plastic eyeball) fitted and so the priority was to have an ocularist
create an artificial eye -- like a large contact lens -- to sit on the eyeball, and then for the eyes to move together as naturally as possible.
He eventually resumed his ocularist
career when he established an office in Santa Ana.
As the only ocularist
in the Department of Defense and one of fewer than 100 in the country who can make prosthetic eyes.
Bidder must be registered with the FDA and be a have a certified Ocularist
who holds all the required certifications and licenses, e.
Moorfields Eye Hospital is the largest in-house facility of its type in the UK and it is expanding further, revealed chief ocularist
David Carpenter when speaking to OT about the department and its work.
Dr Peter Coggin, senior ocularist
at Moorfields who fitted the eye for baby Afra, said as she gets older and her eye socket expands she will need several replacements for her artificial eye until she is 18.
Dr Andrea Sciscio, Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, conducted an examination of his socket to ensure that his new artificial eye fitted properly and was comfortable, and Paul Geelen, Ocularist
at Moorfields, prepared the artificial eye by carefully molding and sculpting the prosthesis into the shape of his eye socket.
He underwent reconstructive surgery to his eyelid prior to the fitting which was performed by an ocularist
(artificial eye-maker) based at Moorfields.
Certified Prosthetists, Certified Ocularists
, and Anaplastologists who currently provide, or who wish to provide, general or specialized Prosthetic Services to WorkSafeBCs Injured Workers are requested to complete this Expression of Interest application form.