The people who will make your artificial eye are known as “Ocularists” (pronounced: “Ock-You-Lair-Ists”) and are engaged in the practice of “Ocularistry”.An Ocularist, a profession little known, and extremely rare.
An ocularist is a professional who specializes in the creation and manufacture of an artificial eye made of polymethyl methacrylate resin, to give each patient a new look
When I visited his workshop, he made a fatal mistake that woke up this dream forever not to sleep again. He gave me two prosthetic eyes, that I looked at, touched and felt like a kid who has just got a new toy, every other day on my work desk.
A few years down the road after tasting the ‘medical water’ of
From Rome, NY, down to Chesapeake, Virginia, escaping hurricane Michael to Hamburg, upstate New York and now back to Uganda to bring this rare to skill to the people that need it. Many have lost an eye and just need a boost in self-esteem with this custom paintwork and where artistry meets medicine, ironically all done by a doctor.