I started the process of making a prosthesis for Tanya back in September. We went through several revisions along the way. After six hours of extrinsic painting, eyelash and eyebrow application, it was finally ready...Read More
I met Koji online. We bonded over a passion for ocularistry and the fact that we both grew up in Asia. We've never met in person because he still lives in Japan. He wants to become an ocularist, but unlike me, he has first-hand experience with eye loss. As we continued to exchange e-mails about ocularistry, I asked him to write his story and share it with you.Read More
It's been nearly 14 years since the incident, and that's how long Tanya's been wearing an eye patch. She had reached the end of her surgical reconstruction process and opted to continue treatment with a prosthesis. Once a victim of domestic violence, today Tanya stands strong with her page "Healing Hearts of Domestic Violence."
Tanya shares her story here and continues to document the process of her prosthesis on her website.Read More