a person learns that it is necessary to have an eye removed the news creates
understandable concern and apprehension. As Ocularists with 45 years of
experience we understand the time it will take to
adjust to how this situation will affect the person's life, appearance and
ability to function.
Something that is often not considered at the
beginning of an eye loss, but which becomes an important factor after
surgery, is how one is going to look and deal with an ocular prosthesis
(artificial eye), and most importantly the Ocularist you select to fit your
In most cases your ophthalmic surgeon will refer you to an Ocularist they
have confidence in. Having your doctor’s guidance at this time is very
important to your ultimate result. If your doctor is not acquainted
with an Ocularist, we invite you to consult with Erik Kolberg
and our staff before you decide where
to have your ocular prosthesis fit.
Kolberg Ocularist firm has built this website to provide information for the
ocular prosthetic patient. This site and the world wide patient support it
contains, will provide you not only with a source of encouragement, but
indeed offers many good reasons to have optimism
about your life for now and the future to come.
Take a few
moments to review the patients stories. After reading the
individual experiences of others, we are sure you will find a story that
relates to your own personal circumstances. We encourage
you to correspond with your counterparts around the world since many of them
have been through eye loss and share your feelings. FYI: People change
their e-mail addresses so you may find the e-mail links we have may no
If you would like to share your story please
e-mail it to Gordon Kolberg.
Indicate if you would like your email listed for others to contact you.
Remember this, you are not alone...We created
this Ocularist website to help you and provide you with useful information
based on forty five years of experience. We have fitted
thousands of prosthetic eye patients from every part of the globe with
ocular prostheses and flush fitting scleral shells allowing these patients to
return to normal and active lives. If needed we can help you find an
ocular plastic surgeon where you live that can
possibly provide you with eye motion to your ocular prosthesis.
Please feel free to contact
our office manager Russ Pierce to arrange an appointment for a consultation with our Board Certified
Ocularists. Consultations include postoperative
ocular prosthesis fitting, or
the refitting of your current ocular prosthesis. Our mission is to serve the
ocular prosthetic patient worldwide, using the latest ocularistry techniques available
to create the most superb artistic and exceptional quality ocular prostheses
and flush fitting scleral shells.
Kolberg Ocular Prosthetics, Inc.
San Diego, Miramar
Suite: 201 ~ San Diego CA 92126
Phone: 858-695-2021 Fax: 858-695-2712
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