absence of eyes.
Anophthalmia: congenital absence of eyes.
Canthus: (medial)- demarcation between the sclera and nasal corner of the eye.
color ring around the pupil.
plastic or silicone shell usually inserted after surgery to Help
form the socket and support the eyelids.
Conjunctiva: mucous membrane that lines the eye socket and covers the
Cornea: clear covering on the eye.
Cul-de-sacs: tissue pockets within the socket cavity.
surgical removal of the eye.
removal of the eye contents.
Implant: Usually a spherical device placed in the socket at time of surgery
to replace orbit volume after removal of the eye or its contents. Normally made of acrylic Plastic, Silicone or Bio-compatible
lower, as in inferior eyelid.
an implant such as (Bio-eye)
or (Medpor) that allows the muscles of the eye to be
directly attached to it, and in turn transfers the motion from the
implant to the artificial eye via a peg system.