False eye removal and exchange


False eye removal and exchange

False eye removal and exchange occurs when the entire eyeball has to be surgically removed from the eye socket. This surgery is normally performed due to a diseased eye, e.g. a malignant tumour or trauma. The diseased eye is removed and a prosthetic eye is is made and inserted into the empty socket. The eyelid and all surrounding tissues of the eye are retained.

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