Crooked Eye

Does Crooked Eye last forever? Many people believe that having a crooked eye is simply a problem they will have to live with forever. In fact, an ocular prosthesis can help people with crooked eyes look and feel “normal,”. What is Crooked Eye? Learn About Crooked Eye Misperceptions A common misperception about ocular prosthetics is […]

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Scleral Contact Lens

Learn About Scleral Contact Lens Scleral contact lenses  are thin acrylic “shells” that often fit over existing eyes, much like a hard contact lens. Many people are unaware that scleral contact lenses can help both those who have suffered serious eye trauma, as well as those people who simply have unsightly (not great looking) eyes, […]

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How to deal with Eye Injury

    Eye injury is traumatic and often times painful. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 2.5 million people in the U.S. suffer eye injuries, which may result in partial or complete loss of vision or loss of an eye. Some common ways that eye injuries occur are: Household chemicals Workshop or yard debris […]

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Eye Prosthetic

What is an Eye Prosthetic? Often, people think of an eye prosthetic as a “glass eye,” a spherical eyeball that sits in the ocular socket. In reality, an eye prosthetic refers to something that is often very different. For patients who have lost an entire eye due to severe trauma or disease, an eye prosthetic […]

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Highest Quality Prosthetic Eye Colors

Fitting an Existing Prosthesis with Better Prosthetic Eye Colors There are instances where someone may be happy with the fit of their prosthetic eye, but they don’t love the prosthetic eye colors — perhaps the iris looks grainy, or it is low resolution where brush strokes are visible. In these cases, the textural difference draws […]

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Los Angeles Ocularist – John Stolpe

There are many factors to consider when choosing an ocularist in Los Angeles or anywhere. These include but are not limited to: Experience – How long and how well does an ocularist know their craft? Quality of Work – How effective is an ocularist at fitting? What about color matching? Relationships with other specialists – […]

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Artificial Eye Fit and Color

  Best Artificial Eye Getting the best possible artificial eye is a combination of fit and color. We discuss our color processes elsewhere on the site. Achieving great fit is sometimes a complex matter involving your ocularist working within a team of eye specialists. These specialists include: Optometrist – Optometrists deal with glasses and optics, […]

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Lost Eye

  Losing an eye can be traumatic and sometimes painful. Replacing it doesn’t have to be. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 2.5 million people in the U.S. suffer eye injuries, which results in loss of vision or eye loss, every year. Many more suffer vision or loss of an eye due to […]

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