Date of Award

5-1990

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Lee Ann Remington O.D., M.S.

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to provide the reader with an understanding of the special needs of the patient presenting with an artificial eye. Detailed is the function of the artificial device, insertion and removal technique, and general cleaning and maintenance procedures. Three key services the optometrist can provide are specified : protection via polycarbonate lenses; cosmesis through lens design; and maintenance of the shell and satisfactory aqueous discharge levels.

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Optometry Commons

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