The WVU Eye Institute’s oculoplastic and orbital surgeons specialize in plastic and reconstructive surgery for adult and pediatric diseases and abnormalities of the eyelid, the area around the eye (known as the orbit), and the tear duct/lacrimal system. We have dedicated clinics to address thyroid eye disease and cosmetic BOTOX® facial rejuvenation as well.

Conditions We Treat

Common problems that can be treated with oculoplastic and orbital surgery include:

  • Birth deformities
  • Blocked tear duct
  • Congenital and vascular malformations
  • Droopy eyelids
  • Facial fractures and injuries
  • Ptosis
  • Skin cancer
  • Sun damage to skin
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Tumors

Evaluation and Treatment

Our expert oculoplastic 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 will determine which therapy best suits your needs. Based on your individual condition, treatment methods may include:

  • BOTOX® injections
  • Eyebrow lift
  • Eyelid lift
  • Eye socket decompression surgery for Graves’ disease
  • Fillers, such as Restylane®
  • Lacrimal surgery for tearing and infections
  • Orbital fracture repair and trauma
  • Tear duct surgery