Category Archives: General

What Is Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma is a rare type of cancer that affects the retina, which is the light-sensitive lining at the back of the eye. This type of cancer can cause tumors to form in either or both eyes. Retinoblastoma can occur in any age group, but it is most commonly diagnosed in children under five years old. In […]

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Best Prosthetic Eye Fitting Methods

Prosthetic eyes are important not only to a patient’s appearance but also to their overall confidence. Getting your prosthetic properly fitted will have a huge impact on how you feel about yourself as you interact with others. There are a few different types of fitting methods that can be used. Your ocularist will consider many […]

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Prosthetic Eye: General Questions

Prosthetics are a common part of life for many people. This includes not only limbs but also other parts of the body, such as the eyes. Injuries and illness can cause you to need a prosthetic in one of your eye sockets. At Hetzler Ocular Prosthetics, Inc., we offer the best in prosthetics to help […]

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How Do You Know When You Need to See an Eye Doctor?

We know we need to see a primary care doctor when we feel sick, or go to the dentist when we have a toothache. But unfortunately, there are plenty of folks out there who don’t know when to see an ophthalmologist. We’re here to clear things up! Keep reading to learn a few reasons to […]

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Common Ocular Prosthetic Questions and Answers

If you’re new to ocular prosthetics, you probably have a lot of questions. Many people have to have an eye removed as a result of illness or injury. Luckily, ocular prosthetics have come a long way since the days of the glass eye. Here are the most common questions and answers about prosthetic eyes: What […]

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