Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

Ectropion is the weakening of the connective tissue of the eyelid (usually the lower eyelid), which causes the lid to turn out. This causes the inner surface to be exposed. In severe ectropion, the entire length of the eyelid is turned out. In less severe cases of ectropion, only one segment of the eyelid sags away from the eye. Ectropion is caused by: •Most commonly caused by the aging processRead More →

This video is a heartwarming story about a pediatric ocuplastic surgery that Dr. Mont Cartwright, M.D. of Medical Eye Associates and Doctors Surgery Center performed on a local Central Florida child that suffered from a congenital birth defect. It is very important to carefully select the professionals to treat your most prized possessions, your children. Selecting the right Pediatric Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon is an important job. Please read Choosing anRead More →

Ptosis is an abnormally low position (drooping) of the upper eyelid. The drooping may get worse when the individual’s muscles are tired. If severe enough and left untreated, the drooping eyelid can cause other conditions, such as amblyopia or astigmatism. This is why it is especially important for this disorder to be treated as soon as possible before it begins to interfere with vision. View Video

The orbit is the boney socket in your skull. The orbit houses the eye and all of the structures that support the proper function of the eye such as muscles, nerves and blood vessels. The eye and supporting structures are surrounded by fat that cushions the eye. Unfortunately, there are a variety of problems can occur in the eye socket that effect the proper functioning of the eye. These problemsRead More →