The patient with an ocular prosthesis and his mirror image.

@article{Mombaerts2011ThePW,
  title={The patient with an ocular prosthesis and his mirror image.},
  author={Ilse Mombaerts and Luc Missotten},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={343-7}
}
PURPOSE In daily practice, it is often encountered that family and friends prefer the true image of the patient with an ocular prosthesis to the image in the mirror. Hence, when the patient looks at himself in the mirror, he may have the worst image of self. The authors studied the subjective difference between the mirror and true image of patients with an ocular prosthesis. METHODS Controlled, prospective case series, including 16 patients with an ocular prosthesis and 16 healthy volunteers… CONTINUE READING

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