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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-65

A novel surgical approach in a blind eye for cosmesis and psychosocial well-being


Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Dr Agarwals Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Manjula Jayakumar
Dr Agarwals Eye Hospital, 222, TTK Road, Chennai - 600 018, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_111_21

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Blind eyes are left unattended. They present with unsightly large exodeviation, corneal degenerative changes such as band-shaped keratopathy and mature cataract. These have cosmetic as well as functional implications. It is an obstacle to social life as well as securing employment and betterment of career options. We need to address these patients for psychosocial well-being. We propose a novel surgical approach to address the exodeviation with a distance near disparity as well as to obviate the leucocoria due to mature cataract as the patient did not want to continue pupil occluding cosmetic contact lens any further.


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