Oculoplastic surgery addresses medical and cosmetic issues in the areas around your eye. Find out more about oculoplastic surgery and if it is right for you.
Surgery Around the Eye
Oculoplasty is a type of surgery performed on the areas around your eyes—eyelids, tear ducts, and eye socket—by ophthalmologists specially trained in plastic or reconstructive surgery. You may elect to undergo an oculoplastic procedure for medical or for cosmetic reasons.
Why Choose NVISION for Eye Care Needs?
Our board-certified surgeons are the most experienced, educated and caring professionals in the eye care industry. Our surgeons have performed over 2,500,000 procedures. More eye doctors have had their surgery performed by an NVISION surgeon than any other provider of eye care.
Every NVISION patient is different, and therefore, we strive to personalize their treatment based on their unique needs. We treat every patient with care, compassion, empathy and professionalism with a promise to deliver the best-in-class patient care.
We utilize only the most advanced laser and diagnostic equipment available to ensure we can deliver the best outcomes for our patients.
Common Questions About Oculoplastic Surgery
What conditions does oculoplasty treat?
Some medical conditions commonly treated with oculoplasty include:
- Skin cancers or other growths in or around your eyes
- Eye problems caused by thyroid disease
- Weakness around your eyes or eyelids caused by Bell’s palsy
- Eyelids that turn inward (entropion) or outward (ectropion)
- Droopy upper eyelids (ptosis)
- Excess skin and aging changes around the eyes
Oculoplasty can also be used to treat injuries to your eye or eye area as well as eye-related birth defects.
What are oculoplasty’s cosmetic applications?
In addition to medical conditions, oculoplasty is also commonly used for cosmetic purposes, like repairing sagging or drooping eyelids (eyelid lifts) and improving the appearance of wrinkles in the forehead and between the eyes (forehead lifts).