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- A welcome is extended to all (Prospective
and Current) patients from this page. They, or you
will be directed to particular topics of interest such
Geriatric and Scleral
Cover Shell prostheses.
Parents of Young Patients
- This welcome page is for parents, guardians
and caregivers of young patients. Topics accessed
from here address concerns that parents may have regarding
their young child.
Ophthalmologists and Oculoplastic Surgeons
- This is for all ophthalmic medical professionals.
We welcome and describe how we, as ocularists, and this
web site may be of service.
- A welcome is extended to doctors who specialize
in retinal, vitreous, ocular diseases and diabetic retinopathy.
On this site we describe our subspecialty in scleral cover
shell prostheses for patients who were not fortunate to
regain their eyesight, and have preferred to retain their
- This is an ocularist-to-ocularist page where
we greet our fellow ocularists. Please join us in
making this page a useful part of your professional resources.
Contents (Section Description)
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- About Us (Jahrling Ocular Prosthetic, Inc.)
- Find out more about who we are and our services.
- A Brief History of Ocular Prostheses
- Interesting information on the history of
ocular prostheses from Egyptian times to modern days America.
- Custom Fitting Procedures & Care Instructions
- Detailed information on the process of fitting
impression moulded conventional and scleral ocular prostheses,
as well as instructions for their insertion, removal,
and hygiene care.
- Patient Results (with Photos)
- This section will show sample photos of
patients with descriptive diagnosis, and procedure followed
to obtain these results.
- Travel Directions to Our Offices
- Driving directions, hotel accommodation,
and other related information on transportation to our
- Contact Information & Office Directory
- Directory listing, office hours and access
to forms for various requests and questions.
- Letters From Other Prostheses Wearers
- Stories from fellow prostheses wearers.
(This is not available
at this time.)
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Answers to a comprehensive list of questions
about ocular prostheses.
- Glossary of Related Terminology
- A useful list of terminology and their explanations.
- List of Our Publications
- A listing of professional publications authored
- Links to Other Useful Web Sites
- A collection of links to web sites containing
related topics and references.
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