Oculoplastics 
  
  Surgeons who specialize in cosmetic eyelid surgery, as well as reconstructive surgery of the eyelid, tear duct and orbit.

What is an Oculoplastic Surgeon? 

    Eye plastic surgeons, also known as oculoplastic surgeon are ophthalmologists who have completed extensive post-residency training in this unique sub-specialty.
    
    The training involves plastic and reconstructive surgery of the periorbital and facial tissues including the eyelids & eyebrows, cheeks,orbits, and lacrimal (tear) system.

    What type of surgeries does an oculoplastic surgeon perform?
       
  • Upper and Lower eyelid Blepharoplasty  ("eye lift")
  • Repair of ptosis (drooping eyelid)
  • Management of dry eye
  • Excision & reconstruction of skin tumors affecting the skin around the eyes
  • Evaluation of eyelid laxity, malposition and lagophthalmos
  • Treatment of conjunctival / fornix scarring (Symblepharon)
  • Eyelid tumors 
  • Botox

Orbital (reconstructive surgery involving the bones around the eye)
    

  • Evaluation and repair of abnormal (clogged) tear duct system (lacrimal system)
  • Treatment for loss of an eye (anophthalmia)    
  • Evaluation and repair of fractures
  • Surgeries for Graves Disease (Thyroid)