Enucleation is a procedure that is typically performed for removal of a blind, painful eye or in cases of ocular malignancy, or severe trauma. Surgeon’s goal is to remove appropriate amount of optic nerve tissue if an intraocular tumor is present, and create a socket that would accommodate a suitable prosthesis.
KeywordsEnucleation Prosthesis Extrusion Contracted socket Sizing sphere Non-porous implant Methylmethacrylate Silicone Porous implant Hydroxyapatite Porous polyethylene Bioceramic Motility peg Motility coupling post
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