Fabrication of custom scleral prosthesis for retinoblastoma

  title={Fabrication of custom scleral prosthesis for retinoblastoma},
  author={B. Leela and B. SriAshwini and D. Nandeeshwar},
  journal={International Journal of Oral Health Sciences},
  pages={50 - 54}
  • B. Leela, B. SriAshwini, D. Nandeeshwar
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Oral Health Sciences
  • Cancer is always a frightening diagnosis, and when it affects children, the situation is over-whelming. Eye cancer in children, though rare, is the third-leading cancer of childhood. Retinoblastoma can be a particularly distressing form of cancer as it is potentially fatal and can result in loss of one or both eyes. Providing the patient with a cosmetically pleasing, custom scleral prosthesis is a palliative approach for the rehabilitation of a pediatric patient with retinoblastoma. Custom… CONTINUE READING