The loss of an eye is called anophthalmia and is a physically and psychologically traumatic event. One can be born with the condition (congenital anophthalmia) or it can occur after trauma or surgery (acquired anophthalmos). These patients all underwent cosmetic prosthetic eye surgery and sometimes a combination of additional cosmetic eyelid procedures to restore function and symmetry. Click on the images for a more detailed view and description of the procedure.