Oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery is a sub-specialty of ophthalmology which focuses on disorders of the eyelids, tear-drainage system and the bones behind the eye, commonly known as the orbit.
Oculoplastic surgery also includes cosmetic surgery of the eyes.
Common problems that require Oculoplastic, lacrimal or orbital surgery include:
- Facial fractures and injuries
- Droopy eyelids
- Blocked tear ducts
- Skin cancer
- Birth deformities
- Thyroid eye disease
- Excessive watering of the eye
Hamilton Eye Clinic has specialists who are experts in oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery.