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.
To offset the overall increase in orbital volume, which had led to the enophthalmos, an orbital implant
was fashioned from 1-mm silicone sheeting (Invotec International; Jacksonville, Fla.
One orbital implant
(25 %) was larger then needed, determining exoftalmia.
Patients who have had placement of an orbital prosthesis called a hollow silicone orbital implant
should not be exposed to changing ambient pressures.
The prototypes of the orbital implant
were sterilized by Pasteurization technique and subsequently exposed to 25 MRad aray radiation of [Co.
3) A surgical guide for a mid-face fracture case which realigned displaced bones and helped place an orbital implant
, designed by CARTIS.
Wrapping the orbital implant
decreases the likelihood of exposure of the implant material and allows for reattachment of eye muscles to the implant, providing a prosthetic eye with complete tracking capabilities.
The floor of the orbit was reconstructed with a Medpor orbital implant
FreeForm saved us at least 30 percent of the time it would have taken us to create our soft-tissue orbital implant
versus working in wax," said Peter Evans, consultant in maxillofacial prosthetics at Morriston Hospital.
Current products include AlphaCor, an artificial cornea, and AlphaSphere, a soft orbital implant
sales increased 3 percent from $490,000 to $503,000.
5 cm) for the transantral placement of orbital implants
(Medpor or titanium mesh).