Article: PDF OnlyBerry F. Dean M.D.Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: March 1991 - p 41-47 Buy Abstract Early and rapid expansion of the tiny socket is desirable in clinical anophthalmos. This paper reports three cases utilizing an expandable conformer made of silicone. Socket enlargement adequate for fitting of a satisfactory cosmetic prosthesis was attained rapidly in each case. The design of the conformer allows the greatest expansion toward the fornices. ©1991The American Society of Opthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.