Reconstructive Surgery

Ptosis Repair

Ptosis is a fairly common condition in which one or both of your upper eyelids droop so that the eyelid margin sags, crowding or even covering the pupil. The drooping can be to a small extent, or it can be substantial so that the eyelid actually inhibits your vision.

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Functional Upper Lid Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is the scientific name for eyelid surgery, but there are different types of Blepharoplasty. Functional (medically necessary) Upper Lid Blepharoplasty is a procedure that removes excess skin from the upper lids that limits your peripheral vision and prevents you …

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Ectropion Repair

Ectropion Repair Before and After Ectropion of the eyelid is a condition when the lower eyelid droops downward and begins to turn out. It’s usually a result of the aging process as the cartilage of the lower lid becomes stretched …

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Tearing Problems

Your natural tears are important for the health of your eyes. They wash away dust, and they keep your eyes lubricated. People with tearing problems either experience excessive tears or dryness, and this can be accompanied by burning, irritation, and …

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Eyelid Cancer Reconstruction

Eyelid Cancer Excision and Reconstruction may be necessary if you have developed a skin cancer on your eyelids. Unfortunately, these skin cancers are relatively common if you have had a lot of exposure to the sun. There are four principal …

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Lacrimal Disease

(Tearing disorders) Your natural tears are important for the health of your eyes. They wash away dust, and they keep your eyes lubricated. People with tearing problems either experience excessive tearing or dryness, which can be accompanied by burning, irritation, …

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Blepharospasm Treatment

ESSENTIAL BLEPHAROSPASM AND HEMIFACIAL SPASM TREATMENT Essential Blepharospasm or Benign Essential Blepharospasm is the medical name for a neurologic condition which causes bilateral (both eyes) involuntary eyelid closure. Although the cause is completely different, hemifacial spasm is a medical condition …

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Thyroid Eye Disease

Thyroid Eye Disease is sometimes called Thyroid Orbitopathy and Graves’ Disease. It is a result of an autoimmune disorder in which the body attacks its own thyroid gland. The disease can start suddenly, causing inflammation that eventually results in bulging …

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Orbital Trauma

Orbital trauma refers to an injury to the “orbit”, the bony area that surrounds the eyes. Usually, this involves a fracture of one of these bones as a result of a car accident, sports injury, fall, fight, or blow to …

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Anophthalmos is the name for a very rare genetic defect that causes one or both of the eyes to be malformed to the extent that they are absent. In that case, an artificial eye can be placed in the eye …

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Loss of an Eye

If you have lost an eye due to an injury or disease, you have options to restore normal appearance. You can have an artificial eye implant, sometimes called a prosthetic eye, placed in the eye socket. While this will not …

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If you are interested in learning more about Reconstructive Surgery and whether you are a candidate, please call (314) 567-3567 today and book a one-on-one appointment with John B. Holds, M.D. You can also fill out our contact page here, and our staff will help you set up your meeting. We look forward to serving you!

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