Oculoplasty has the plastic surgery around the eye like for droopy eyelid, eyelid bags, puffy eyelids, disfigured eye and beautification of the face. Watering of the eye, involuntary spasm of the eyelid and face are all condition treated by an oculoplasty expert.
Broadly speaking the oculoplasty expert treats the following set of disorder:
- Ocular Oncology
Oncology refers to the branch dealing with cancers. Ocular oncology is the branch that deals with cancer-related to the eye. It can be tumors of the eyelid and another such tumor. The treatment of these tumors is highly specialized especially when they are found near the eye. A qualified oculoplastic surgeon can remove the tumor with no damaging of the arrangement around the eyes, restoring the maximum function of the eyelid and preserving the look.
- Eyelid Surgery
Eyelid can have a variety of deformities such as droopy eyelids, eyelid bag, puffy eyelid, in-turned eyelid margins and others. The various eyelid condition includes
- Orbital Surgery
The orbit refers to the bony socket inside which the eyeball and the muscles are situated. Orbital surgeries are conducted to repair the trauma of the bony orbit and also to deal with the tumor situated behind the eye but within the orbit.
- Facial Aesthetics
Facial aesthetics refers to all those surgeries which are conducted to enhance the beauty of the face. Here facial rejuvenation procedures are performed keeping in mind with an emphasis on minimally invasive treatment and ensuring that the results are as natural as possible. Procedures are performed which incused lid lift, lower lid blepharoplasty. Botulinum tox popularly known as Botox injections are also given to smoothen fine lines or wrinkles and thereby restoring a smoother appearance.
- Lacrimal Surgery
It mainly consists of the lacrimal gland that generates tears which moisten the surface of the eye and ducts and tubes that drains tears from the eye into the nose. The problem is indicated by watering or excess tearing and mucous discharge. The surgical procedure that is performed are:
- Canalicular trephining
- Endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy
- Ocular Rehabilitation
Often sometimes as a result of childhood trauma or infection an eye can become disfigured and such eye can be unsightly and needs cosmetic change. As a part of cosmetic rehabilitation, the surgical procedure is performed to correct this.