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Eye, Artificial MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Eye, Artificial
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.225
Unique ID
D005137
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005137
Scope Note
A ready-made or custom-made prosthesis of glass or plastic shaped and colored to resemble the anterior portion of a normal eye and used for cosmetic reasons. It is attached to the anterior portion of an orbital implant (ORBITAL IMPLANTS) which is placed in the socket of an enucleated or eviscerated eye. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Artificial Eye
Ocular Prosthesis
NLM Classification #
WW 358
See Also
Orbital Implants
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1998/06/10
Eye, Artificial Preferred
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