Ocular Impressions in Children—review of Literature and a Case Report

Hegde, Veena and Hassija, Jyoti and Nayak, Rashmi and Sridhar, N (2011) Ocular Impressions in Children—review of Literature and a Case Report. Indian Journal of Dentistry, 2 (4). pp. 175-180.

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Loss of a body part particularly involving the face has profound psychologic, physical, and social effects on a patient’s life especially in children. Facial defects should be rehabilitated to provide a matrix for growth and development of the surrounding structures and enable the patient to have better psychologic and mental status, and hence improve the lifestyle of the patient. In this article, various techniques used for recording ocular impression have been classifi ed and explained. A case report has been presented which utilizes one of the techniques described in the literature review to record soft tissue contours of the patient.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Eye prosthesis; Impression technique
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Prosthodontics
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Pedodontics and preventive Dentistry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2013 09:14
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2013 09:14
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137894

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