cosmetic

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Related to cosmetic shell: Ocular prosthesis
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Synonyms for cosmetic

superficial

Synonyms for cosmetic

serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body

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The manufacturer began to explore a water-based system but didn't have enough time to perfect it because the cosmetic shell industry negotiated a switch to trichloroethylene.
Other services we offer include GP, pharmacy or other optometric referrals, OCT with software analysis, prescribing eye-related prescription medicines, DVLA testing and occupational visual reports, specialist frame adaptions, sports vision, low vision aids, corneal topography, specialist medical service for keratoconus, post graft and irregular corneal contour, scleral lenses, cosmetic shell and artificial eyes.
While its facial prostheses patients account for a small percentage of its workload - around three a month - it is work around artificial eyes and cosmetic shells which make up the bedrock of the department.
Prosthetic eyes are built for patients who have had their eye removed, while cosmetic shells cater for those whose eye has been damaged through trauma or disease.