We also offer scleral shell prosthesis.

From the moment you contact the Center, to the three day appointments for the custom impression/ mold, custom coloring and veining, delivery and adjustments of your ocular artificial eye or scleral shell and the prosthetic eye care needed for your new facial prosthetic eye, our center strives to give you the highest attention, care and respect you deserve.

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When there a painless scarred corneal opacity or disfigured eye even with a minimal volume loss a scleral cover shell prosthesis could be a choice to provide the best outcome without any surgical interventions. Scleral cover shell prosthesis is a Ultra thin artificial eye designed to be worn over a discolored and or disfigured eye keeping the maximum comfort to individuals. The prosthesis covers the entire surface of the cosmetically blemished eye, restoring its natural appearance. Our team of board certified ocularists strive to provide you with the most comfortable, cosmetically matching, and naturally moving cover shell or artificial shell prosthesis . There is no surgery involved to obtain a scleral cover shell, usually it takes 4 weeks to get your best outcome as we make the clear trial shell to try and see that comfort so the time you are receiving your scleral cover shell, you will be more comfortable to wear it. Most scleral shells retain excellent movement and display a excellent life-like appearance. Most patients will require at least three appointments to complete the scleral cover shell fitting and fabrication process. Although same day service can be arranged for patients traveling long distances with pre appointment scheduled..

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When there a painless scarred corneal opacity or disfigured eye even with a minimal volume loss a scleral cover shell prosthesis could be a choice to provide the best outcome without any surgical interventions. Scleral cover shell prosthesis is a Ultra thin artificial eye designed to be worn over a discolored and or disfigured eye keeping the maximum comfort to individuals. The prosthesis covers the entire surface of the cosmetically blemished eye, restoring its natural appearance. Our team of board certified ocularists strive to provide you with the most comfortable, cosmetically matching, and naturally moving cover shell or artificial shell prosthesis . There is no surgery involved to obtain a scleral cover shell, usually it takes 4 weeks to get your best outcome as we make the clear trial shell to try and see that comfort so the time you are receiving your scleral cover shell, you will be more comfortable to wear it. Most scleral shells retain excellent movement and display a excellent life-like appearance. Most patients will require at least three appointments to complete the scleral cover shell fitting and fabrication process. Although same day service can be arranged for patients traveling long distances with pre appointment scheduled..

specializes in impression fit ocular prosthetics and scleral cover shells.

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The prosthesis is painted using small brushes, oils and dry pigment. Multiple layers of paint are applied to accurately duplicate the striations of the Seeing Eye. Silk threads are used to replicate the pattern of blood vessels with that of the Seeing Eye. The sclera (the white of the eye) is also tinted and blended to make the artificial eye undetectable.

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Scleral cover shells are for patients who still have an eye present. Most often the eye is smaller than normal and blind. The scleral cover shell covers the eye, protecting it and often making it more comfortable. It also fills in the excess space left by it’s diminished size. A normal prosthesis is for a socket where the eye has been removed.

specializes in the manufacturing and fitting of artificial eyes and scleral cover shells.

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Whenever the situation allows, scleral cover shells are an excellent alternative to surgery that mutilates the eye, and they provide improved comfort.

Scleral Cover Shells are also indicated for patients withMicrophthalmia, Phthisis Bulbi, or other types of eyedeformities.

We also offer scleral shell prosthesis


Center For Ocular Reconstruction specializes in custom ocular prosthetics(artificial eyes), scleral shells, custom conformers and custom facial prosthetics.

Bruce Cook, Prosthetics specializes in fitting & fabrication of artificial eyes and scleral cover shells.

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Scleral Cover Shell – A scleral cover shell is fit over a blind shrunken eye. A scleral shell is fit much the same as an artificial eye although it is much thinner. It is usually well tolerated and comfortable. Due to the presence of the globe behind the shell, it usually has excellent motility. A well fit scleral cover shell can make a blinded eye unnoticeable. If you have a blinded discolored eye, ask your eye doctor if you would be a good candidate for a scleral cover shell.