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Before and after an eye enucleation or evisceration

Support and counselling before and after an eye procedure is very important. The trauma or disease that has occurred to bring about an enucleation or an evisceration can be a very difficult experience to come to terms with.

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Information on Scleral Shells/Haptic Lenses

In the event of severe eye trauma an eye specialist will examine the injured eye and give his opinion on the best way to go forward. The eye specialist may need to refer you to an Ocularist who can help provide you with an eye prosthesis if this is needed. This could be either a complete eye prosthesis (post enucleated – removal of eye) or a scleral shell of Haptic lens that will cover a defected ptisical eye.

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EMOTIONAL REACTIONS TO EYE LOSS

You have had an accident and damaged an eye and found out it has to be removed. The emotional reaction to this can be so overwhelming that you feel your world has come to an end. Your dreams and hopes seem now to be lost. Friends and relatives tell you it will be fine but all you can think about is how will your life ever be the same again?

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Sports and Artificial Eyes

CAN YOU STILL DO YOUR FAVOURITE SPORT WHILST WEARING  AN ARTIFICIAL EYE?

The answer is yes!  Some  sports  will be a challenge but are not impossible and others you will find you have gained a small advantage in.

Sports which include balls are the ones that will be the more challenging, as you will have to adjust to the new perception of distance. With practice this can be eventually overcome and you will be playing your favourite sport at your usual standard in no time at all.

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Common Questions about Ocular Prosthesis

What is an Ocular Prosthesis?

An Ocular Prosthesis is what is commonly known as an artificial eye. It is made from acrylic or glass material.

What is a Scleral or Haptic Shell ?

This is a thin artificial eye that fits flush over your own eye in cases of having a shrunken eye known as a Phthisical eye. It covers the sclera as well as the cornea therefore the whole of the front of the blinded eye protecting the ocular surface.

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