Matching the Iris Color of Ocular Prosthesis Using an Eye Contact Lens: New Technique

Salah Kh. Abbas, Abdalbasit A Fatihallah, Mohammed Modhaffar M Ali


The prosthodontist can give a cosmetically acceptable ocular prosthesis for those patients undergoing surgical resection of the eye ball. This artificial replacement being either stock or custom made. A favourable esthetics results could be achieved by select- ing tinted contact lenses to match the iris color of the ocular prosthesis with natural eye color. The design, size, contour, technique and multi-color contact eye lenses facilitate the production of a satisfactory prosthesis. 


Contact eye lenses; Color matching, Ocular prosthesis; Maxillofacial prosthodontics.

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