What is an Oculoplasty procedure?
In a nutshell, an oculoplastic procedure involves the eyebrows, eyelids, bone cavity around the eye, cheeks, forehead, or tear generating system (lacrimal tear system). For many patients, Oculoplasty restores the function of the eye and face, thereby improving their quality of life. Oculoplastic surgeons receive specialized training so that even seemingly simple plastic surgery is done with the same precision as other ophthalmic procedures.
What are the main Oculoplastic procedures?
Oculoplastic procedures are a combination between plastic surgery and reconstructive procedures. Standard Oculoplastic procedures are:-
Reconstructive and Functional Procedures:
Oncology, Orbit related procedures
Cosmetic Oculoplastic Procedures
Non-Surgical Cosmetic procedures
What can I expect after the Oculoplasty procedure?
Discuss beforehand with your surgeon about what to expect from the surgery. Let them know of your work schedule and work type to advise you on the appropriate care to be taken. If you have any pre-existing health conditions, please share them beforehand. They have a significant effect on the recovery method and period.
Most of the procedures do not need an inpatient admission. Instead, patients can arrive and get discharged on the day of the procedure.
The standard and expected post-surgery sequelae are:-
What self-care should be taken?
The recovery period varies depending on your condition and the type of surgery you have. Here are some tips to keep in mind, and they will be clearly explained to you after the surgery by your surgeon:
Though the follow-up is usually seven days after the surgery, if you feel the below symptoms, please get in touch with your doctor immediately:-
Oculoplastic procedures are usually free of any significant complications, and most patients make a healthy recovery. Post recovery, one enjoys enhanced vision and beautiful looking eyes and face. Discuss everything freely with us at Clinica Fai so that you set your expectations straight even before going into surgery. Email us at [email protected] or call us at +91 62811 17454.