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What is oculoplastic surgery?

Oculoplastic surgery is done to correct deformities and abnormalities on the eye and its surrounding structures. These include the eyelids, orbits (eye sockets), and lacrimal (tear) system. Otherwise known as ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive, it involves a range of complex surgical procedures to address eye complications, while enhancing and preserving your facial appearance following eye diseases or injuries. Since the eye is an intricate organ with a vital role, this specialty is handled by a team of oculoplastic surgeons who are highly qualified to perform this delicate surgery with care. Some of the areas that may require surgical corrections include:
  • Ptosis
  • Eyelid correction
  • Eyelid reconstruction
  • Eyelid lesion
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Eye injury
  • Eye socket reconstruction
  • Tear duct surgery
  • Graves disease
  • Eyelid lift

Dr Ong Chin Tuan

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgeon

Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese, English, Hokkien, Mandarin


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