Treating Diseases of the Eyelids and Face with Surgical Expertise

As part of University Hospitals Eye Institute’s Center for Oculoplastics and Neuro-Ophthalmology, the cosmetic and reconstruction program at University Hospitals provides medical and surgical expertise in diseases that affect the eyelids, eyebrows, face, tearing canal and orbits. The oculoplastics team is comprised of surgeons and medical doctors who care for both children and adults with congenital, traumatic and acquired problems that threaten vision.

Specializing in a Range of Eye Surgeries

The oculoplastic surgeons perform eye surgeries that include:

  • Botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of cranial dystonias and hemifacial spasms
  • Cosmetic face and eyelid surgery
  • Orbital surgery
  • Reconstruction of the face and eyelids after Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Repair of eyelid and lacrimal trauma
  • Surgery for tearing problems
  • Thyroid eye disease surgery

The program also offers cosmetic eyelid procedures such as:

  • Botox
  • Brow lifts
  • Dermal fillers
  • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Latisse treatments

Orbital and ocular ultrasonography, fine-needle aspiration biopsy and other specialized diagnostic services are also readily available.