Aesthetic and functional ocular rehabilitation
Goiato, Marcelo Coelho [UNESP]
Mancuso, Daniela Nardi [UNESP]
Mazza Sundefeld, Maria Lucia Marçal [UNESP]
Da Motta Gabriel, Marcelo Basilio [UNESP]
Murakawa, Ana Cristina [UNESP]
Guiotti, Aimée Maria [UNESP]
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The ocular losses are embarrassing to the bearer because they commit the face which has the essential organs for the human relationship. The present study shows the multidiscipline interaction in the treatment of a child who lost his left eye victim of a fire gun and needed an ocular plastic surgery for a correct prosthesis insertion. The ocular prosthesis fills in the ocular cavity simulating the facial growth and restoring its symmetry. Therefore, there are aesthetics, anatomic and physiological improvement on the child's face that allows her to be reinstated in society without being discriminated for her differences. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Artificial eye, Blindness monocular, Eye injuries, Ocular prosthesis
Oral Oncology Extra, v. 41, n. 8, p. 162-164, 2005.