Laser eye surgeries like LASIK and cataract surgery are not the only types of eye surgeries—there are a number of conditions that may require cosmetic surgery to repair tissues around the eyes. Cosmetic eyelid surgery, called oculoplastic surgery, is corrective and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear ducts and orbit of the eye, rather than corrective surgery on the cornea or lens of the eye itself.
In many cases, oculoplastic surgery may be medically necessary, while in other cases, surgery is considered purely cosmetic.
Some of these conditions requiring oculoplastic surgery include:
While plastic surgeons can perform many of these procedures, the best choice for patients is to choose a qualified and experienced oculoplastic surgeon instead. Oculoplastic surgeons are experienced ophthalmologists who have also received training in plastic surgery of tissues around the eye, and who understand the balance of performing cosmetic or reconstructive surgery while maintaining the function of the eyes.
than general plastic surgery. His limited focus on the eye means he is highly knowledgeable and skilled in dealing with the eye.
Several doctors at the Key-Whitman Eye Center specialize in reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery. Whether you’re looking at Botox® Cosmetic surgery or reconstructive surgery to repair drooping eyelids, tear duct blockage or have suffered damage to the tissue surrounding your eyes, turn to local Dallas eyelid surgery experts at Key-Whitman Eye Center.
Whether you are in need of oculoplastic surgery that has been determined to be medically necessary or your surgery is cosmetic, trust your eyes to the care of an experienced oculoplastic surgeon at Key-Whitman Eye Center.