What Is Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery?

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Eye is a specialized area of ophthalmology that deals with deformities and abnormalities of the eyelids, tear (lacrimal) system, the bony cavity surrounding the eye (orbit), and the surrounding part of the face in both adult and pediatric patients. Ophthalmic plastic surgery is plastic surgery that is limited to the eyes and face.