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Deposit Build-Up on Prosthetic Eyes and a Three-Phase Model of Prosthetic Eye Wear

  • Keith R. Pine
  • Brian H. Sloan
  • Robert J. Jacobs

Abstract

How patients might best care for their anophthalmic socket and maintain their prostheses in optimal condition is based upon an understanding of the anophthalmic socket’s response to prosthetic eye wear. Knowing the nature of tear protein deposits that interface between the prosthesis and the conjunctival lining of the socket is as important a part of this understanding as knowing how the micro-environment of the socket might change during long periods of continuous wear.

Keywords

Contact Lens Surface Deposit Physiological Homeostasis Prosthesis Removal Conjunctival Inflammation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keith R. Pine
    • 1
  • Brian H. Sloan
    • 2
  • Robert J. Jacobs
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Optometry and Vision ScienceThe University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.New Zealand National Eye CentreThe University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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