Who doesn’t want to have healthy and beautiful eyes? Healthy eyes are a true reflection of a healthy body and mind. Moreover, the beauty of healthy eyes is incomparable. Nonetheless, an insignificant effort towards eye care can make us appear older than the real age.
Flabby eyelids, bulging eyes, soreness, eyelid bags, expression lines, wrinkles, dark circles, etc. are few visible consequences of aging and inadequate eye care. Concerning the matter, anyone can get rid of these problems with the help of Oculoplasty. Oculoplasty is a specific field of treatment in Ophthalmology. Also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery, the procedure treats various aesthetic and medical diseases caused to the eyes, eyelids, the orbit structure, tear ducts, etc. The surgery is used for both medical and cosmetic purposes. However, it is conducted only by an ophthalmologist or ophthalmic surgeon.
In particular, Ocular aesthetics is the type of ophthalmic plastic surgery that concerns the enhancement of the area around the eye. It is performed to give a younger and healthier look to the eyes and the face. The surgery involves procedures for rejuvenation of facial aesthetics. Nonetheless, the procedures are minimally presumptuous and ensure a natural revitalization of facial aesthetics. Also, the procedure of the surgery is designed taking care of the medical and aesthetic requirements of every patient. It also has a significant motive to exterminate problems caused to the functioning of eyes due to ill-effects on the structure around the eye.
Problems that can be cured with the help of Oculoplasty
1)Ptosis – In the case of Ptosis, the upper eyelids of the eyes sags or droops. It causes the drooping skin from the corner of the eyelids to fall on top of the pupil. Thus, it absurdly affects both the vision and looks. Ptosis occurs as the tendon present in between the eyelid muscles and muscles which help to raise the eyelid, stretches, and thins.
2)Dermatochalasis – It is common for the eyelids to sag due to aging. However, along with sagging and drooping of eyelids, the skin surrounding the eyeballs can also bulge. This problem of bulging of the skin of both the eyelids, cushioning the eyeball is called Dermatochalasis. It occurs due to the development of excess fat, muscles, or skin in the area.
3)Entropion – Ageing often causes loosening of eyelid muscles and skin. As a consequence, the lines of eyelids tend to roll inwards. This situation is called Entropion. It usually occurs to the lower eyelids. Due to inward rolling, the eyelashes brush against the cornea or conjunctiva. It further leads to various subsequent eye problems such as irritation, inflammation, etc.
4)Expression Lines and Eye Wrinkles – As a result of aging, the visibility of fine lines, wrinkles, frown lines, Crow’s feet (expression lines formed on the extreme corner of the eye), underline eyes, etc. is consequential. Altogether, the occurrence of such conditions to the facial aesthetics is quite undesirable for the looks and beauty of the eyes.
Correction of these and various other facial aesthetic problems can happen with the help of Oculoplasty. Nevertheless, the field of ophthalmic surgery involves numerous procedures. The choice of the procedure varies depending on the problem. Best results can occur by combining two or more procedures to ensure the treatment of all problems, collectively.