By Keith R. Pine, Brian H. Sloan, Robert J. Jacobs
This is the 1st textbook to provide a entire account of ocular prosthetics and the facts used to underpin and aid this box of healthcare. It does so via bringing jointly info from ophthalmology, prosthetic eye and phone lens literature, and from specialists actively engaged in those fields.
The e-book describes the mental, anatomical and physiological elements of eye loss in addition to surgeries for removal the attention, sufferer assessment, developing prosthetic eyes (including prosthetic and surgical suggestions for facing socket complications), the socket’s reaction to prosthetic eyes, prosthetic eye upkeep and the heritage of prosthetic eyes.
Though essentially meant for prosthetists, ophthalmologists, ophthalmic nurses, optometrists and scholars within the fields of ocular drugs, maxillofacial medication and anaplastology, the publication additionally deals an invaluable source for different medical experts and relations who deal with prosthetic eye sufferers, and for these sufferers looking a deeper realizing of the problems affecting them than they could locate elsewhere.
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2). For ages less than 40 years, eye loss due to accident was significantly greater in men than women, but women and men over 40 lost eyes to accidents in similar numbers (Fig. 3). 3 Changing Causes of Eye Loss The cause of eye loss appears to be changing over time as eye loss due to accident declined in the New Zealand study relative to medical causes . 1 0 1920–40 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000–10 Decade Fig. 4 Causes of eye loss in New Zealand over time (Published with kind permission of NZMA.
The highest proportion of eyes lost from all causes occurred between ages 1 and 9 years inclusive (15 % of all eyes lost). After the first 10 years of life, eye loss from all causes occurred at a relatively even rate (varied between 10 and 12 %) per decade as age increased until the 70–79 age band when the rate reduced (Fig. 1). Eighty-two percent (82 %) of the total anophthalmic population in New Zealand was 40 years of age or over. The reported causes of eye loss in the New Zealand study were accident (50 %), medical (43 %) and congenital (7 %).
38 Fig. 39 Fig. 40 Fig. 41 Fig. 42 Fig. 43 Fig. 44 Fig. 45 xxxv Late twentieth-century custom-made PMMA eye German glass eyes became unavailable at the start of World War II Early twentieth-century stock glass eyes Manufacturing PMMA prosthetic eyes using dental equipment and materials. 2 Approximate number of prosthetic eye wearers in various countries Ratios of men to women whose eye loss was due to accidents from 1960 to 2010 Overview of prosthetic eye making and fitting Trade-offs that must be resolved during the positioning of the iris/corneal unit and shaping of the wax prosthesis Overview for thin scleral shell making and fitting Socket complications broadly listed in descending order of importance Socket complications are listed in descending order of importance xxxvii About the Authors Keith R.
Clinical Ocular Prosthetics by Keith R. Pine, Brian H. Sloan, Robert J. Jacobs