Oculoplasty is carried out to handle a large number of eye ailments involving the eye, eye socket, eye lid, tear secretion and drainage system as well as the face. It also concerns with plastic surgery and aesthetics involving the eye and facial areas surrounding the eyes.
Services offered under this speciality include…
(i) Trauma management – like eye lid tear repair, globe rupture repair
(ii) Ptosis (drooping of eye lid) management
(iii) Treatment of eye cancers like retinoblastoma
(iv) Thyroid eye disease management
(v) DCR surgery, canalicular repair to treat watering eye
(vi) Botox injections to treat skin wrinkles, lid spasms
(vii) Entropion and Ectropion (inward and outward turning of eye lid) correction
(viii) Evisceration/enucleation and implantation – specialized surgery where the diseased eye is extracted and an artificial ball is placed in the socket to enhance the convenience level and the appearance of eyes.