Followup of a dog with an intraocular silicone prosthesis combined with an extraocular glass prosthesis

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Abstract

Because of unpredictable corneal changes, evisceration and implantation of a silicone prosthesis does not always lead to a satisfying cosmetic result. This paper describes the use of an intraocular silicone prosthesis in combination with an extraocular glass prosthesis and shows a followup of two and a half years in a nonexperimental study. An intraocular silicone prosthesis was implanted after evisceration of the left eye in a five-month-old Bernese mountain dog. A glass prosthesis was fitted four weeks after evisceration. Two and a half years after the operation, the dog is in good health and free of medication. No short-term or long-term complications were seen. The owners do not have trouble with handling the glass prosthesis. The combination of both prostheses shows a perfect solution to retrieve a normal looking and moving eye after evisceration.

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Romkes, G., & Eule, J. C. (2012). Followup of a dog with an intraocular silicone prosthesis combined with an extraocular glass prosthesis. Case Report in Veterinary Medicine, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/762452

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