Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery

Our priority is patient outcome and experience—that’s why we offer clinics dedicated to addressing a variety of disorders requiring the most trusted, industry-leading surgical and non-surgical treatments.

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Comprehensive exams and state-of-the-art diagnostic technology to identify eye conditions requiring oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery

WVU Eye Institute’s oculofacial plastic and orbital surgeons specialize in plastic and reconstructive surgery for children and adults to correct or treat disorders both common and rare. Oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery (sometimes also referred to as Cosmetic Facial Rejuvenation) may treat conditions of the eyelids, tear production and drainage (lacrimal) system, brows, the area of the face adjacent to the eye, and the bones surrounding the eyes. We also have clinics dedicated to addressing thyroid eye disease.

Conditions We Treat with Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery

Common problems our specialists treat with oculoplastic and orbital surgery include:

  • Artificial eyes and eye socket surgery
  • Birth deformities
  • Blocked tear duct
  • Congenital and vascular malformations
  • Droopy eyelids or eyebrows
  • Ectropion (outward turning of the eyelids)
  • Entropion (inward turning of the eyelids)
  • Facial fractures and injuries
  • Retraction (from birth defect or thyroid eye disease)
  • Skin cancer
  • Sun damage to skin
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Tumors

Treatments and Services

Our expert Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital surgeons are available to assist you with plastic surgery and non-surgical treatments. With a comprehensive eye exam and the latest diagnostic technology, we’ll determine which therapy best suits your needs. Based on your individual condition, treatment methods may include:

  • BOTOX® injections
  • Ectropion or entropion repair
  • Eyebrow lift
  • Eyelid lift
  • Eye socket decompression surgery for Graves’ Disease
  • Fillers (such as Restylane®)
  • Mohs reconstruction
  • Orbital fracture repair and trauma
  • Tear duct surgery
  • Tumor removal and reconstruction
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Latest News

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Clinical Research

The experts at the WVU Eye Institute conduct ongoing clinical trials and research studies.

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Academic Programs

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Our Providers

John Nguyen, MD

Associate Professor

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Bradley Thuro, MD

Assistant Professor

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WVU Eye Institute Main Campus

1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

United Hospital Center

527 Medical Park Drive
Bridgeport, WV 26330

St. Joseph's Hospital

10 Amalia Drive, Building B
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Summersville Regional Medical Center

702 Professional Park Drive
Summersville, WV 26651

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call
855-WVU-CARE or schedule online.