As a natural part of aging, the skin and soft tissues tend to lose elasticity and may start to sag. This can happen to the eyelids, too. Eyelid surgery is one type of treatment for sagging eyelids, and it removes the excess skin from the upper eyelids.
When skin cancer is diagnosed on the face, this type of surgery can be used to remove all or parts of the malignant area. Facial plastic surgeons may work with oncologists or even ENT doctors to determine the best possible method for treatment before performing the surgery, so as much of the cancer can be removed as possible.
Eye muscle problems can cause a misalignment of the eyes, such as crossed eyes. To correct the problem, facial plastic surgeons may turn to eye muscle surgery. During the procedure, the eye muscles are tightened or loosened – whatever is needed to correct the issue.
Facial plastic surgery, especially for those who have never gone through such a procedure, can be intimidating. No matter which cosmetic surgery you or your loved one may be preparing for, remember that our experienced team of medical professionals is here for you.