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How To Clean Your Artificial Eye

Your artificial eye is best cleaned by a board certified ocularist. This should be done every 6 months, and for some people, even more frequently. Every single patient is different, and you should receive an assessment from your ocularist on the cleaning regimen that is exactly right for you. Caring for an artificial eye is […]

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How To Take Care Of Your Prosthetic Eye

Every single person is different, and your ocularist will have recommendations tailored specifically to you. These recommendations may include periodic removal, cleaning of the prosthesis with water and a tissue, and then careful inspection of the eye to insure no tissue residue is left on the prosthesis prior to reinsertion (which can cause a serious […]

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Adapting To Monocular Vision

Losing an eye is a major trauma that has ramifications which reverberate in people’s lives. However, it is possible to completely adapt to this different experience, and to thrive. There are many adjustments that people must make when they lose an eye. These are physical as well as psychological. Physically, people may encounter challenges with […]

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