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Henry La Fuente

Board Certified Ocularist
Board Approved Diplomate of Ocularistry

In 1972, Henry received his Certificate of Instruction as a Dental Technician in the United States Navy. He was trained in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas.

Henry played an integral part in opening the Maxillofacial prosthetics center at the University of Texas San Antonio in 1976.

In 1978, he was recruited to help establish the Maxillofacial prosthetics clinic at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center. He remained there until 1983 when he opened his own practice in the Dean McGee Eye Institute where he was an adjunct clinical professor for OUHSC. Henry received his Master of Ophthalmic Prosthetics from the American Society of Ocularists (ASO) in 1983. He is also Board Certified by the National Examining Board of Ocularists. After practicing at the Dean McGee Eye Institute for almost 15 years, he moved offices to St. Anthony Hospital and then to the current location 1116 N. Robinson Ave in Oklahoma City. Henry has personally helped thousands of people return to a normal life.

 

 

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 Christina King

Ocularist Apprentice
Member American Society of Ocularists

Christina King is an Ocularist who is nearing completion of her Board Certification.  She has 5 full years of training and practice, and is a partner and owner of La Fuente Prosthetics in Philadelphia.

She received her B.A. from the Art Institute of Philadelphia in Industrial Design and Technology in 2009 with high honors, focusing on 3D design, art history, model making, sculpture and special effects. Prior to creating her own business, she worked under Joseph A. LeGrand Jr. as an intern and was hired as an apprentice.  She learned to create an eye in a single day as well as create stock eyes for the Northwest Haiti Christian Mission for the Eye Team for numerous years.

Combing her artistic talents and knowledge of the human anatomy, Christina is able to create the most realistic looking eye that supports the socket and, whenever possible, moves naturally. Christina specializes in working with children, along with all other ages and races. She also creates sclera cover shells to cover a phthisical or eviscerated globe. She always strives to achieve the satisfaction and well being of every patient.