The most common cosmetic procedures performed by an ophthalmic plastic surgeon include blepharoplasty, ptosis repair, brow lifting, eyelid bag removal, dark circle treatment, Botox, Xeomin, Juvederm, Voluma, Volbella, Vollure, Radiesse, Restylane, Kybella, and chemical peels. These surgeries and office procedures are done to improve the appearance of the eyes, face, and neck. During a private one on one consultation, an ophthalmic plastic surgeon can determine with surgery or treatment would be best for a particular patient.
The most common reconstructive procedures performed by an oculoplastic surgeon include stye treatment, chalazion drainage or removal, skin cancer diagnosis, tear duct surgery, eyelid malposition repair, eye socket tumor removal, surgery of the orbit, and much more. Special testing can be done in the office to see if a particular patient would be a candidate for these procedures. Often, sophisticated external clinical photographs and/or automated peripheral vision testing is necessary to identify the eye plastic surgery issue that needs to be addressed.
Eye plastic surgery is typically performed by an oculoplastic surgeon. These are true eyelid experts who can deliver specialized care for the eyes, eyelids, and face. Oculoplastic surgery (or ophthalmic plastic surgery) is a specialized dynamic field of medicine that combines the microsurgery of Ophthalmology with the cosmetic principles of plastic surgery to offer the most modern techniques and best results for patients looking to achieve an improvement in the appearance of the eyes and face.
SightMD offers free cosmetic consultations for patients who are interested in learning more about what can be done to help them look better and younger.