Oculoplasty is an important branch of ophthalmology that involves a range of surgeries related to the eye, its surrounding structures, and the visual pathways. From cosmetic enhancements to medical interventions, oculoplastic procedures offer solutions to various aesthetic and medical issues. At Aadicura Superspeciality Hospital, Dr Surbhi Kapadia, an accomplished oculoplastic surgeon, offers a comprehensive suite of services under General Oculoplasty. These include:
Ophthalmic Plastics: This involves the correction of deformities and improving the function of structures around the eye. Services include the treatment of Entropion/Ectropion, Ptosis, Thyroid Eye Disease, Dacryocystitis, and Stye (Chalazion).
Orbit and Ocular Oncology: This focuses on diagnosing and treating tumours that affect the eye and its surrounding structures. Services include the management of Intraocular Tumours, Lid Tumours, and Orbital Tumours.
Trauma: This involves the management of injuries to the eye and its surrounding structures. Services include the treatment of Lid Tears and Orbital Fractures.
FAQs on General Oculoplasty
Oculoplasty, also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery, is a surgical speciality that involves the management of conditions affecting the eye, eyelids, orbit (eye socket), and the lacrimal (tear) system.
Oculoplasty can treat a variety of conditions such as drooping eyelids (ptosis), eyelid tumours, tear duct obstructions, orbital fractures, and more.
The recovery period after an Oculoplasty procedure can vary depending on the specific procedure and the individual’s overall health. However, most patients can resume their normal activities within a week or two post-surgery.
While Oculoplasty does include procedures to enhance the aesthetic appearance of the eyes and face, it also involves surgical procedures to correct functional problems of the eye and its surrounding structures.