Clinical Specialties

Oculoplastics

provider-img1

Oculoplastic surgery is a cosmetic and reconstructive procedures designed to improve the appearance and function of the eyelids and face.

The eyelids and structures around the eyes are critical for vision. Injuries, congenital defects, aging changes and tumors can cause pain, eye damage, vision loss and disfigurement. Changes in the eye’s appearance or the loss of an eye can decrease one’s ability to see and interact in social settings and in the workplace.

Along with a variety of cosmetic procedures, our oculoplastic surgeons have expertise in implants, reconstructing eyelids and eye sockets, correcting eyelid-position abnormalities, removing growths, and rebuilding critical ocular structures.

Conditions we treat:

  • Age related eyelid issues
    • Ptosis: Drooping upper eyelid
    • Dermatochalasis: Excess eyelid skin
    • Ectropion:Eyelids that turn out, exposing the inner surface
    • Entropion:Eyelids that turn inward, causing the lashes to rub the eye
  • Injury or illness that affects the eye, eyelid, orbit, or other nearby structures
  • Skin cancer of the eyelids
  • Thyroid (Graves’) Eye Disease
  • Nasolacrimal disease/tearing
  • Congenital and pediatric eye conditions

Oculoplastic surgeons are also skilled in the latest plastic surgery techniques to restore a more youthful appearance, such as:

  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid lift) to tighten skin of upper and lower eyelids
  • Brow lift

In addition, patients can have outpatient, cosmetic procedures done in our offices:

  • Botox® injections
  • Dermal fillers such as Restylane®
  • Chemical peels
  • Laser resurfacing

Oculoplastic surgeon:
Mamta V. Shah