What is Oculoplasty?
Oculoplasty, also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery, is surgery with relation to the eye and its surrounding structures. Oculoplasty surgery may be performed to improve function, comfort and appearance for the following conditions:
- Tear Drainage Problems
- Eyelid Malposition
- Skin Cancers of the Eyelid
- Problems of the Orbit (eye socket)
- Eyebrow Problems
Most of the times, an oculoplasty surgery is best for medical issues related to the eyes as well as the cosmetic appearance of the eyes and surrounding areas.
Who Needs an Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery?
Although your eye doctor is the best judge for suggesting you a surgery, the following are the symptoms which you may experience and know that you are in need of oculoplasty:
- Blinking of eyes more than necessary
- Eyelids Hanging Downwards (Ptosis)
- Twitching of eyes
- Wrinkles, scars or folds around the eyes
- Eyelids tearing in or out (Entropion/Ectropion)
- Blocked Tear Ducts (NLD Block)
- Tumors growing inside or surrounding the eye
- Blepharoplasty or excessive fat in eyelids
- Bulging Eyes
- The absence of an eye
- Orbit Tumors
- Burns of the eye
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at Eye7 Chaudhary Eye Centre in Delhi
The ophthalmologists at Eye7 Chaudhary Eye Centre are specially trained in the field of oculoplasty that essentially is a combination of ophthalmology and plastic surgery. There are various kinds of surgeries that are performed to take care of problems like NLD block, Ptosis, Entropion, and Ectropion, etc.
The oculoplasty treatment in Delhi starts with an examination of the current condition of the patients and what symptoms and problems they are having which are creating a hindrance either in their vision or their appearance.
Once the examination is done, the patients are suggested with the appropriate options of oculoplasty, and they are free to choose any of them. With state-of-the-art facilities, latest machines and up-to-date technology available with the oculoplasty surgeons at Eye7 Chaudhary Eye Centre, the surgery becomes a cakewalk for the patients. In some cases, the patients need to contact a neurosurgeon for an examination, which is communicated during the initial analysis of the patient’s condition.
All our surgeons take extra care while working with kids and teens since there are some eye muscles which are underdeveloped or which are quite week during the initial stages of growth.
Cost of Oculoplasty in Delhi
While the cost of oculoplasty ideally depends on the condition that needs to be treated, it can be safely said that it is no less than Rs 1,25,000 per eye. The exact cost can be determined in the eye examination at Eye7 Chaudhary Eye Centre where our surgeons would recommend you a surgery based on your problem and your age. It should also be noted that the cost of these procedures is quite high for people with long history of eye problems as well as ones with age more than 60 years.
The patient for oculoplasty can be operated within one day and can be discharged the same day as well. The recovery for this procedure is also very quick.