Orbital volume restoration surgery

What does it involve?

This consists of restoring volume to the areas surrounding the eye, in particular, the eyelids. To do so, autografts (grafts taken from the same patient) are used.

When is it carried out?

It is indicated for cases of upper eyelid retraction.

Prior examination

A comprehensive eye and eyelid examination.

Before the surgery

Patients should not take anticoagulants or aspirin before surgery.

Surgery

The procedure is performed under local anaesthesia and sedation. Grafts can be taken from different locations, which are determined by the amount and type of tissue required.

Risks

There are no significant risks to take into account.

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