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Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeons at Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center help restore the appearance and function of patients’ eyes with a variety of reconstructive and cosmetic specialty eye care procedures. 

Whether caused by injury, disease or natural aging, changes in or around the eye are best cared for by trained ophthalmologists, who understand eye function as well as eye appearance.

Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center ophthalmologists can help relieve pain and correct damage, vision loss and disfigurement caused by eyelid problems, orbital fractures, orbital tumors, tear duct abnormalities and other conditions. 

Even for elective procedures, such as BOTOX® injections and brow lifts, Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center ophthalmologists have the training and experience to ensure patients’ eyes and adjacent areas are protected while being enhanced. They provide personalized care for children and adults. And they coordinate treatment, as needed, with specialists in Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology and other areas of Wake Forest Baptist Health. 

Our specialists also help fix adverse effects of other surgeries in and around the eye — even complications from previous cosmetic treatments. 

Reconstructive Services at Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center

Reconstructive treatments help correct eye form and function lost due to disease or injury, including:

  • Bell’s palsy
  • Dermatochalasis (excess skin on the eyelids)
  • Graves’ disease (thyroid eye disease)
  • Orbital fractures
  • Orbital tumors
  • Ptosis (droopy eyelids)
  • Skin cancer
  • Tear duct blockage 

In addition, our oculofacial plastic surgeons can perform enucleation or evisceration for patients who need an eyeball removed and replaced with an implant. 

Cosmetic Services at Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center 

Cosmetic procedures for brows and eyelids can help patients look more youthful. Some of the many services offered by our oculofacial plastic surgeons are:

  • BOTOX®
  • Brow lift
  • Eyelid surgery, including revisional surgery to correct previous cosmetic procedures
  • Fat injection
  • LATISSE™ eyelash growth 

Request an appointment online or call 888-716-WAKE.

View our list of specialty eye care treatments.


Last Updated: 10-01-2016
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