Oculoplasty or oculoplastic is the branch of ophthalmology dealing with beauty in and around the eyes. There are various cosmetic as well as functional problems that can be treated with oculoplasty.
It usually deals with the superficial enhancement that helps people obtain their true beauty. It includes medical and surgical procedures such as drooping of eyelids, wrinkles, dark circles etc. to enhance the beauty of your eyes and face. Further, oculoplasty focuses on the eyelid surgery, orbital reconstruction, remove eye tumors, repair tear ducts problems, and other associated structures.
The following eyelids disorders are treated through oculoplasty: Ptosis: Drooping of eyelids is called as ptosis. Not only it appears unattractive cosmetically, it also interferes with vision. Entropion: In-turning of the eyelids is called entropion. Causes foreign body sensation in the eyes along with watering. Ectropion: Out-turning of the eyelids is called ectropion. Leads to watering eyes.