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Ophthalmic Conformers

Definition : Temporary convex shields worn under the eyelids over the surgical site after eye evisceration or enucleation. These devices maintain space in the orbital cavity, prevent closure or adhesions during the healing process, prevent inversion of the eyelids, or in some cases, enable the positioning of biological tissue to the ocular surface without the need for sutures. Ophthalmic conformers are usually made of sturdy acrylic (e.g., polymethylmethacrylate) or glass; some may use biological material inserts in the conformers (e.g., amniotic membranes) as therapy for various eye diseases. Ophthalmic conformers come in various sizes (usually small [pediatric], medium, and large) and various curvatures to fit different size orbital cavities; some may have holes in them for drainage of secretions and applying antibiotics.

Entry Terms : "Conformers, Ocular"

UMDC code : 16065

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Gulden Ophthalmics

Company Type: Parent

Nearly 75 years of experience have earned Gulden Ophthalmics a place as an undisputed thought leader and foremost expert in ophthalmic instruments and devices.As a leading innovator and sought after manufacturer of ophthalmic instruments and devices, Gulden supplies learning institutions and professionals worldwide, through a well-established national and international distributor network.

IOP Ophthalmics

Company Type: Parent

We develop and deliver innovative ophthalmic surgical technologies and solutions – supported by our highly-trained surgical consultants and our multimedia educational systems.

Jardon Eye Prosthetics Inc

Company Type: Parent

Jardon Eye Prosthetics Inc. is a world class manufacturer of custom eyes, surgical eye shields, silicone orbital implants and many other products.

John J Kelley Assoc

Company Type: Parent

The modern custom ocular prosthesis crafted by a skilled professional ocularist is a wonderful achievement. It allows the wearer to return to normal activities - their artificial eye being virtually undetectable.

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