Orbiculectomy

1
sole objective: the treatment of severe blepharospasms
One of the
1st
centres in Spain to perform the technique
Incisions
100%
invisible

What does it involve?

Orbiculectomy is a type of surgery that weakens the muscles that cause the forced and involuntary closure of the eyelids.

When is it carried out?

In severe cases and in cases that do not respond well to botulinum toxin.

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Prior examination

A comprehensive eyelid examination is required.

Before the surgery

Patients should not take anticoagulants or aspirin before surgery.

Surgery

The procedure is performed under local anaesthesia and, in some cases, sedation.

Risks

In some cases, it is necessary to continue with botulinum toxin injections as an associated therapy.

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