Topics

The course on the manufacture and adaptation of ocular prostheses is made up of two parts, one theoretical online of 9 modules and the other face-to-face where a prosthesis is manufactured at the workshop. Download topics.

  • 0. Introduction
    0.1 Course coordinator
    0.2 Course programme
    0.3 Introduction
    0.4 Course objectives
  • 1. Generalities
    1.1 Facilities
    1.2 Tooling
    1.3 Reagents
    1.4 Legal regulations
  • 2. Start
    2.1 Psychological aspects
    2.2 Shapers
    2.3 Insertion and removal of ocular prosthesis
  • 3. Measurement taking
    3.1 Previous examination
    3.2 Measurement taking
  • 4. Mould
    4.1 Mould preparation
    4.2 Mould treatment
  • 5. White
    5.1 Preparation and treatment of white
    5.2 White test
  • 6. Colour
  • 7. Transparent
    7.1 Transparent preparation
    7.2 Transparent treatment
  • 8. Adaptation
    8.1 Common mistakes
    8.2 Retouches
    8.3 Case gallery
  • 9. Post-adaptation
    9.1 Insertion and removal
    9.2 Prostheses maintenance
    9.3 Post-adaptation check-ups
    9.4 Frequently Asked Questions
  • 10. Annex I (Update 2018)
    10.1 Tips
    10.2 Suppliers