What is Oculoplastic Surgery? Who is it for?

9 Ocak 2022

Cosmetic eye surgery

The most crucial feature of a person's appearance is their eye area. Surgery can be used to address changes like asymmetry, wrinkles, bagging, and sagging in this region to make the person look younger and healthier.

Fillers also assist us in this way in less severe cases, sparing us from requiring surgery.

Can You Treat Bags Under Your Eyes?

Plastic surgery is now able to remove structural or aging-related bags under the eyes, giving the patient a younger and healthier appearance.

What is droopy eyelid? Who Is It At Risk? Is There a Treatment?

The upper eyelid moving downward is referred to as ptosis.

It might be congenital or develop as we age or are injured.

It may, on occasion, be a sign of certain nerve and muscle conditions. The muscle that lifts the eyelid performs little to no work, which results in ptosis. The kind of surgery also varies depending on how hard the muscle is working.

Today, infants and kids can also undergo droopy eyelid surgery.

What Are Other Lid Deformities?

The inward turning of the eyelid is known as entropium. As people age, it frequently appears. Additionally, congenital or excessive lower eyelid contraction-related injuries may be visible. Eye irritation from the eyelashes turning inward causes stinging, watering, and corneal erosion.

The turning of the eyelid outward is known as ectropium. Congenital tissue shrinkage, as well as that caused by old age, strokes, allergies, and injuries, are uncommon. Since the eyelid cannot be closed, future symptoms include dry eyes and sores. The procedure is surgical.

Yellow plaques are most noticeable on the upper lids of people who have the lid deformity known as Xanthelasma. Diabetes and cholesterol should be examined in patients.

What is Tear Duct Occlusion?

Tears have two purposes: to lubricate our eyes as needed and to remove foreign objects from our eyes. The tear duct allows tears to enter the nose. The tear duct system is composed of a hole (punctum) and canaliculi on the lower and upper eyelids, an opening into the lacrimal sac, and a thin duct that leads into the nose. Tear duct obstruction is the most serious condition affecting this system.

Treatment for Duct Occlusion

If the massage the doctor suggests does not relieve the canal obstruction that is seen in infants, it is opened with a catheter while the patient is under general anesthesia.

Surgery is the only option for treating duct obstruction in adults.

Along with the USA and several European nations, duct obstruction surgeries have recently been carried out with LASER in our nation. In this method, 980 nm. Systems with wavelength diode lasers are used.

In a laser procedure, the tear sac is accessed by entering the punctum at the top of the canal without making a skin incision, the nasal bone and mucous membrane are quickly removed using a high-energy laser, and a new canal is created.

Eyelid Tumors

Keep in mind that surgery can completely remove eyelid tumors.

The State Of Eye In The Case Of Facial Paralysis  

Eyelids that are paralyzed cannot protect the eyes properly by opening and closing normally. Depending on the severity of the stroke, different eyelid surgeries are carried out in this instance to both protect the eye and achieve a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Prosthetic Eye?

For medical reasons such as infection, eye pressure, excruciating pain, and tumor, a blind eye may need to be removed.

In these situations, a prosthetic eye is used to correct the deformity. Removable prosthesis applications are now created for a better aesthetic appearance.

The color of the eyes is created to match the color of a healthy eye, so it is impossible to tell the two eyes apart.

What Issues Affect People Who Wear Prosthetic Eyes?

Those who have worn prosthetics for a long time may experience some issues like sagging of the lower lid, dimpling of the eye, narrowing of the socket, drooping of the eyelid, and turning inward. Are you aware that these issues can be treated surgically for a more natural appearance?

You can contact our hospital with any type of eye health concern to receive detailed information about your eye issues as well as to learn the steps involved in treatment.

Please contact us to schedule an appointment.
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