Oculoplastic surgery, also known as oculofacial plastic surgery, eye plastic surgery, and orbitofacial surgery is a subspecialty field of medicine that is the intersection between eye surgery and plastic surgery.
Eyelid reconstructive surgery
Including repair of drooping eyelids (eyelid ptosis), sagging eyelid correction (blepharoplasty), eyelid injury repair, eyelid malposition (entropion and ectropion), and revision eyelid surgery.
Corrective surgery around the eye including repair of trauma to the facial and eye socket bones, removal and biopsy of tumors around the eyes, and inflammatory condition management such as thyroid eye disease.
Cosmetic surgery of the eyes and face
Oculoplastic surgeons are trained in cosmetic eyelid surgery for bags, aged and sagging eyelid skin, brow droop correction, and facial volume loss correction with implants, fat injections, and fillers.
Tear duct (lacrimal) surgery
Oculoplastic surgery includes the diagnosis and repair of tear drainage problems.