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Netralayam has the most innovative, sophisticated and comprehensive range of oculoplasty services in Kolkata. Our oculoplasty surgeries are affordable and customized for every patient’s need and ensure the best possible outcomes.

Oculoplasty refers to plastic surgery procedures concerning the eyes and the structures surrounding them. These surgeries include reconstructive surgeries to correct structuralabnormalities or cosmetic surgeries for aesthetic reasons.

When Does One Need Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery?

Oculoplasty is typically performed for the following reasons:

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DCR Surgery: Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) surgery treats blocked tear ducts in adults. It builds a new passageway between the tear duct sac and the nose, circumventing the blockage and enabling tears to drain naturally. We audit all our cases annually and our success rate is about 96% to 97% and it is at par with the best oculoplastic institutions globally.

Lid Repair Surgery: Eyelid reconstruction surgery is the functional and aesthetic restoration of the eyelid and periocular area with minimal surgical morbidity. The outcome of the surgery depends on several factors, including the defect type, the patient's age and health, the integrity of surrounding tissues, and the surgeon’s experience, etc.

Orbital Surgery: Various types of orbital surgeries are performed to deal with orbital tumours and cancers, Thyroid related orbital disease, Orbital fractures and congenital orbital anomalies. We have a very experienced surgical team consisting of our oculoplasty and orbital surgeon, ENT surgeon, Neuro-surgeon and Maxillo-facial surgeon. This combined and interdisciplinary approach gives our patients with orbital diseases the best possible outcome.

To learn more about our oculoplasty services, visit us at Netralayam. If you are looking for “oculoplastic surgeons near me” and “oculoplasty doctor near me” then we are here to cater to all your eye care needs.

FAQs

What is meant by Oculoplasty?

Oculoplasty, or ophthalmic plastic surgery, is related to the eye and its surrounding structures. Oculoplasty surgery is performed to improve function, comfort, and appearance for tear drainage problems, eyelid malposition, skin cancers of the eyelid, issues of the eye socket, or eyebrow problems.

Does insurance cover oculoplastic surgery?

Insurance companies will typically cover reconstructive surgery to restore abnormalities caused by congenital disabilities, trauma, or disease. If a procedure restores function and a normal appearance, insurance may cover the expenditure. Plastic surgery procedures performed for purely cosmetic purposes are not generally covered by insurance.

What is an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery?

Oculoplastic surgeons specialize in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the periorbital and facial tissues, including the eyelids, eyebrows, forehead, cheeks, eye cavity, and tear system. Oculoplastic surgeons perform plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic procedures in categories including Tear Duct Surgery, eyelid lifts, brow lifts, Graves' Disease, Eye Evisceration and Enucleation, Eye Socket Reconstruction, etc.

What can you not do after eyelid surgery?

Things to avoid after eyelid surgery include:

  • Do not wear contact lenses for a fortnight after your surgery.
  • Avoid activities like heavy lifting and exercise.
  • Do not take full showers unless your surgeon prescribes it is safe to do so.
  • Don’t apply creams or makeup to your surgical sites for a fortnight after your surgery.

What is the fastest way to recover from eyelid surgery?

For the first 48 hours, use cold compresses to reduce bruising and swelling around the eyes and face.Additionally, follow all the post-op care instructions, do not stress your eyes,avoid heavy activities, take plenty of rest, and protect your eyes from the sun.

How long do stitches stay in after eyelid surgery?

Your stitches may dissolve on their own, or your doctor will remove them 7 to 15 days after surgery. Your eyelid may remain swollen and bruised for3 to 4 weeks after surgery.

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