Special skills for special areas

Oculoplastic surgery is specialized plastic and reconstructive surgery, dealing with the eyelids, the tear (lacrimal) system and orbital regions of the face.


An oculoplastic surgeon is an ophthalmologist (medical doctor and eye surgeon) with additional in-depth training and knowledge of the eyelid area.


In recent years, many more people have become aware of the need for cosmetic eyelid surgery, or ‘Blepharoplasty’. This popular and relatively simple procedure recontours the upper face by removing obvious signs of sagging and ageing. An increasing number of patients consider Blepharoplasty before undertaking a full face-lift. Blepharoplasty is a less invasive procedure and has many positive and long-lasting results.


The need for a specialist
The eyelid and other areas around the eye are delicate structures that need special understanding and care. Very often the problem at issue is not just cosmetic but interferes with visual function, comfort and well-being. It therefore makes sense to entrust such work to a specialist who has completed years of additional training in plastic surgery as it relates to the eyes and their surrounding facial structures.

For you this will be a one-time operation. But for your medical practitioner it should be a very familiar routine that has been perfected over time.


A sense of aesthetics
Every plastic surgeon has to be part doctor and part artist. Having a well-developed aesthetic sense and finely-honed surgical skills are critical requirements in achieving a successful result.


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