Los Angeles Prosthetic Eyes

Factors to Consider with Prosthetic Eyes

There are many factors to consider when looking for prosthetic eyes in Los Angeles. 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 – Often fitting prosthetic eyes involves a whole team of specialists. Does your ocularist have the right relationships?
  • Approach or bedside manner – Is your ocularist a kind and caring professional?
  • Integrity – Does your Ocularist truly have your best interests in mind in all that he or she does?
  • Cost – Will you be offered top notch work at a reasonable prosthetic eye cost? Will the office assist you with insurance matters?

John Stolpe Los Angeles Prosthetic Eyes

Looking for the best Prosthetic eyes in Los Angeles?

los angeles artificial eyesThe office of John Stolpe offers the best Prosthetic Eyes in Los Angeles. John Stolpe is proud that his grandfather pioneered the shift in artificial eyes from glass to acrylic.

Artificial eyes date back to ancient times. Pharaohs would have an eye removed and replaced with gold eyes so people would think they were gods. More recently, Artificial Eyes were made solely of glass in the 1600s.  

Frederick Lewis was serving as an army medic in WWII when he began his work as an ocularist. He pioneered the acrylic eye which has several advantages over glass eyes. Firstly, acrylic prosthetic eyes can be custom fit precisely to a patient. Secondly, these eyes do not shatter. Thirdly, acrylic eyes can incorporate digital prints.

Innovation of Prosthetic Eyes in Los Angeles

John Stolpe continues the Prosthetic Eye Legacy

John continues his grandfather’s legacy of innovation in Los Angeles by pushing the field of Ocularistry. Most importantly, John offers cutting edge digital technology which creates the highest quality irises available for Los Angeles prosthetic eyes. Digital technology allows us to match colors with an extreme degree of accuracy to an existing eye. We are able to be consistent time and time again. In conclusion, creating excellent results for every piece. In addition, to mastering the visual art component of the eye, we focus on fit and movement. Creating the most natural looking eye piece possible. 

prosthetic eyesJohn has excellent relationships with other ocular specialists. This is crucial when pursuing the perfect solution for Prosthetic Eyes in LA. Sometimes the ideal piece will involve a combination of a custom piece with elective Oculoplastic surgery. John is in a position to advise if a patient should pursue additional surgery. Our office is geographically perfectly positioned in the Los Angeles area, with access to the world’s top ocular specialists.

Advanced Artificial Prosthetic Eyes

We make Prosthetic Eyes that help patients

prosthetic eyesAbove all, John Stolpe, and his entire staff pride themselves on empathy and integrity. It is unfortunate that many people who have suffered eye trauma or cosmetic challenges do not know how much los angeles prosthetic eyes can help them. A prosthetic eye can improve the appearance of the affected eye socket. For most people it is vastly preferable to wearing an eye patch or bandage.

If the entire eye is removed, an ocular implant and prosthesis prevent the tissues in the eye socket from growing to fill the empty space. A prosthetic eye cannot restore vision. After removal of the natural eye and placement of a prosthetic eye, a person will have no vision in that eye. We believe that our office is a key place to begin to understand prosthetic eyes. Therefore, we invite you to set up a consultation today to learn how we can help you regain comfort and joy in everything you do.

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Advanced Artificial Eyes

18455 Burbank Blvd #202
Tarzana, CA, 91356

Phone: 8187581666
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