Oculoplasty surgery is the cosmetic, corrective, and reconstructive surgery of the eye. It manages and repairs problems primarily related to the tissues or structures surrounding the eye, rather than the eyeball itself. These structures include the eyelids, the tear ducts, and the orbit (bony socket surrounding the eye).
An Oculoplasty Surgeon (also known as an Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon) is a highly specialized type of surgeon that has undergone extensive training in both Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery.
An Oculoplasty Surgeon is highly qualified to treat cosmetic and functional conditions related to the face, in particular the areas around the eyes, eyelids, forehead, brows, and the middle of the face.
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This can vary greatly with individual patients, surgeries, and procedures.
During your pre-operative visit pre- and post-operative instructions will be given to make sure that you have all the information, medication, and support to make your healing process as comfortable as possible.