Oculoplasty Department at Orbit Eye Center
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The Oculoplastic Department at Orbit Eye Center in Dubai provides cutting-edge treatments that repair congenital and acquired defects of the eyelid, socket, orbit, tear ducts, and face, and is dedicated to the reconstruction of damaged eye structures due to trauma and diseases.
Pediatric oculoplasty is a specialized branch of ophthalmology that deals with the reconstruction and repair of the structures surrounding the eyes in children. These structures include the eyelids, orbit, tear ducts, and facial bones around the eye. Pediatric oculoplastic surgery is performed to improve the functionality and appearance of these structures in children.
At our eye hospital, we have a team of highly experienced and skilled pediatric oculoplastic surgeons who are dedicated to providing the best possible care to our young patients. We understand that children require specialized care and attention, and our team is committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment for children and their families.
Our pediatric oculoplastic surgeons specialize in a wide range of procedures, including eyelid surgery, orbital surgery, tear duct surgery, and facial reconstruction. Eyelid surgery is used to correct a variety of problems, such as congenital ptosis (drooping of the eyelid) and eyelid malposition. Orbital surgery is used to treat conditions affecting the eye socket, such as orbital tumors and fractures. Tear duct surgery is used to correct issues with the tear drainage system, and facial reconstruction surgery is used to repair facial bones that have been damaged or lost due to trauma or disease.
Our team of pediatric oculoplastic surgeons is dedicated to providing personalized care to each child, taking the time to understand their unique needs and concerns. We work closely with parents to ensure that they are fully informed about their child's condition and treatment options.
If your child is experiencing problems with the structures surrounding their eyes, such as drooping eyelids or tear duct blockages, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with one of our pediatric oculoplastic surgeons. We are committed to providing the highest level of care and expertise to help our young patients achieve optimal visual function and appearance.
Treatment of Eye Conditions with Pediatric Oculoplasty
Pediatric oculoplasty is a specialized branch of ophthalmology that deals with the reconstruction and repair of the structures surrounding the eyes in children. There are several conditions that may require pediatric oculoplastic surgery to improve the functionality and appearance of these structures.
- Congenital Ptosis: One common condition that can be treated with pediatric oculoplastic surgery is congenital ptosis. This is a condition in which the eyelid droops, and it can affect one or both eyes. Congenital ptosis can cause a variety of problems, including obstructed vision and difficulty with eye alignment. Surgery to correct congenital ptosis involves tightening the levator muscle that lifts the eyelid.
- Eyelid Malposition: Another condition that may require pediatric oculoplastic surgery is eyelid malposition. This occurs when the eyelid turns inward (entropion) or outward (ectropion), causing irritation, tearing, and redness. In severe cases, eyelid malposition can cause vision loss. Surgery to correct eyelid malposition involves repositioning the eyelid or tightening the muscles that control eyelid movement.
- Tear Duct Blockage: Tear duct blockage is another condition that may require pediatric oculoplastic surgery. This occurs when the tear ducts that drain tears from the eyes become blocked, causing excessive tearing and the risk of infection. Surgery to correct tear duct blockage involves creating a new drainage channel for the tears to flow through.
- Orbital Tumors: Orbital tumors and fractures are also conditions that may require pediatric oculoplastic surgery. These conditions can cause deformities of the eye socket, as well as vision problems and pain. Surgery to correct orbital tumors and fractures involves removing the tumor or repairing the fracture to restore normal function and appearance.
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