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Digital Irises in India

Looking for Digital Irises in India? We are excited to announce that Irises Unlimited digital irises are now being used in India. Dr. Kuldeep Raizada, of Hyderabad, is a board certified ocularist, an anaplastologist, and an oculoplastic surgeon, providing top of the line care to patients from around his country and beyond. Below are images […]

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Is your prosthetic eye hydrophobic?

Learn if your Prosthetic Eye is Hydrophobic Is your prosthetic eye hydrophobic? Above, in a hydrophilic surface (left), liquid sheets across. In a hydrophobic surface (right), liquid collects in tight droplets. Do You have a Hydrophobic Prosthetic Eye? Treating the effects of Hydrophobic pieces In a well-made prosthetic eye, tears should flow evenly across the prosthesis […]

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Adapting To Monocular Vision

Learn about Monocular Vision 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. When adapting to monocular vision […]

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Preparing for your Eye Impression

Learn about Preparation for Eye Impression Preparing for your Eye Impression? Taking an impression of an eye socket is very similar to having your teeth molded by your dentist. An Ocularist will use the same alginet material, which is mixed into a gel consistency and slowly poured over the eye or eye socket. Generally, taking […]

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Stock Eyes

Learn about Stock Eyes Stock eyes are fabricated around the world at very low costs. They are very similar to eyes used in dolls and statues. However, stock eyes can cause severe problems to patients because they do not fit properly. As a Board Certified Ocularist, John has made the pledge not to fit stock […]

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