Eyes are a mirror to our soul and are the focal point of our face. They are the most charismatic facial feature that attracts attention when someone looks at us. The first signs of ageing appear around the eyes.
Blepharoplasty is the single most visually rejuvenating facial procedures available today and this is largely because when others look at a person’s face, the eyes are the focal point of the face.
When an eye is lost due to disease or injury, an artificial eye (prosthesis) can be fitted in its place.
This is one of the most common oculoplastic conditions seen in the clinics. It can present in all age groups from newborn infants to elderly population and management differs in different age groups.
Benign essential blepharospasm (BEB) is a neurological condition in which affected individuals experience involuntary muscle spasms and contractions of the muscles of the eyelids and around the eyes.
Anophthalmia is a condition that represents the absence of the eyeball and ocular tissue from the orbit. It may be congenital, where a child may be born with no eye or associated structures, or it may be acquired, when an eye is lost to trauma or surgery. True congenital anophthalmos is very rare. It may sometimes be associated with an orbital cyst.