Creating a new Scleral Shell at the Ocularist
This is pretty cool: a video that shows the creation of a scleral shell.
This eye cover makes an eye that is blind or disfigured look typical; it also keeps the eyelid from sagging. And if (as the video shows) even a child can sit still for the procedure, it should make anyone considering the procedure feel a whole lot better!
Eye Conditions and Syndromes, Support, Visual Impairment
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