Does an Orbital Fracture Require Surgery?

Orbital fractures, also referred to as eye socket fractures, usually occur from blunt trauma to the face. If the impact is severe enough, it can cause breakages of the orbital bone and potentially trap eye tissues or muscles in the bone fragments. When left untreated, orbital trauma can lead to serious functional eye issues and disabilities, so it’s important to…

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Why Choose an Oculoplastic Surgeon for Eyelid & Facial Surgery?

An oculoplastic surgeon, sometimes referred to as an ophthalmic plastic surgeon, is an ophthalmologist who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the periorbital area and surrounding regions of the face. More specifically, this type of physician focuses on resolving aesthetic, structural, and functional issues of the eyelids, ocular orbit, tear ducts, cheeks, brow, and forehead—to name a few features. …

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