Prosthetic Eye

How Does A Prosthetic Eye Work?

The most common type of procedure to remove a badly damaged or diseased eye is called enucleation. Once the affected eye is surgically removed, the person undergoing the enucleation procedure typically is fitted with a custom-made prosthetic eye (also called

How Long Does A Prosthetic Eye Last?

A: Typically, an artificial eye lasts about 5 years before it needs to be replaced. Tissue changes in the socket, anatomical growth, and breakdown of the acrylic are the primary reasons for replacement. Due to growth spurts, prosthetics in children