Ophthalmic Plastic surgery is known as Oculoplasty. This surgery is related to the eye and its surrounding structures. Oculoplasty surgery is intended to improve function, comfort and appearance for the following possibilities:
Tear Drainage Problems
Skin Cancers of the Eyelid
Problems of the Orbit (eye socket)
Not only for eyes, but oculoplasty surgery also covers the cosmic appearance and the surrounding areas of the eyes and its issues related to it.
Who Needs an Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery?
An eye doctor is best to suggest you any surgery, be it Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery or anything else. But some visible symptoms generally direct you to oculoplastic, are:
Blinking of eyes more than necessary
Eyelids Hanging Downwards (Ptosis)
Twitching of eyes
Wrinkles, scars or folds around the eyes
Eyelids tearing in or out (Entropion/Ectropion)
Blocked Tear Ducts (NLD Block)
Tumours growing inside or surrounding the eye
Blepharoplasty or excessive fat in eyelids
The absence of an eye
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at Indovision Eye Hospital in Pune
All the doctors in the Ophthalmology section at Indovision Eye Hospital are knowledgeable of all factors related to your eye. They are well trained not only in ophthalmology but also in plastic surgery. You will get all the options to take care of the problems like NLD block, Ptosis, Entropion and Ectropion and so on.
The doctors of oculoplastic treatment in Pune examine the current situation of the patient first then they go for further treatment. They take care of all the problems and symptoms which is creating problems in their vision or their appearance.
When they completed their first checkup they suggest to the patient the possible paths of Oculoplasty. Then they let their patients choose according to their accessibility. Indovision Eye Hospital is always an eye on the latest equipment which Oculoplasty surgeons need in the time of giving treatment to their patients. If your patient needs a Neurosurgeon at the initial stages, they will help you in this matter too.
Here, surgeons are more familiar with kids and teens as their eye muscles are underdeveloped and they need special protection during the initial stages of growth.
Cost of Oculoplasty in Pune
The cost of Oculoplasty depends on the depths of eye problems. When the problem is detected in early childhood cost is no less than 1,25,000 per eye. But the exact amount cannot be said. After examination, our surgeon can guide you accordingly. Sometimes it depends on the age too. You should note that the cost of this treatment is a little bit on the higher side if there is a long history of eye problems and if the patient is above 60 years.
How long does it take for Oculoplasty?
This operation takes very little time to complete. One day is enough for this and doctors generally discharge the patient on the day of the Oculoplasty operation. The recovery period is also very quick compared to others.
Indovision cataract & laser eye centre offers all the latest world class surgical procedures for occuloplasty procedures in Pune. Most advanced techniques and guidelines are practised by our experts at affordable cost.
We are always adopting innovative technologies to deliver best eyecare. At Indovision, our highly trained ophthalmologists strive to provide sharpest vision using state-of-the-art equipment.
Dr Sarika Sethia is a Gold medallist in ophthalmology. She is also Diplomat of National Board. She has presented oral paper, posters & lectures at various national & international conferences. She has completed many fellowships & training courses in advanced cataract & laser vision correction surgeries. She has worked at post graduate institute as Assistant Professor. She is on panel of prestigious hospitals in Pune like Jehangir hospital, Sanjeevan hospital & Global hospital. Currently she is director at Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre