The word plastic is derived from a greek word that means to mold or to give form . Plastic surgery is performed by the surgeon to mold or reconstruct different parts of the human body. Ophthalmic plastic surgery also called as eyeplasty or oculoplasty and sometimes oculofacial surgery is a plastic and cosmetic surgery limited to the structures around thee yes. Since such surgery can affect one’s ability to see and are one of the most complex structures on the face, ophthalmic or eye or oculofacial surgeons are the best qualified to perform the delicate eyelid or facial surgery and also provide any care that the eye itself may need


Any Plastic surgery has two branches, cosmetic surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery aims to improve the aesthetic appearance or the looks of a person or the part. Reconstructive plastic surgery aims to improve function; and is often referred as simply reconstructive surgery.Ophthalmic plastic and aesthetic or cosmetic surgery is super specialty in the field of ophthalmology. It is a specialized form of surgery that focuses on aesthetic/ cosmetic and reconstructive aspects of the eyelids and its surrounding structures.

Oculoplastic, Oculofacial surgeons or generally known as eye plastic surgeons are eye surgeons who are uniquely trained in this subspecialty following their residency . These surgeons are meticulously trained in aesthetic and reconstructive eye lid and facial surgery during their 2-3 year fellowships.

No , not all eye surgeons can perform the eye plasty and cosmetic procedures. One needs to board certified and trained after residency program for to gain experience and expertise in this specialty.

Yes, it is true that nowadays all the other specialities are also into performing cosmetic surgeries. Each specialty has a reconstructive or functional and cosmetic or aesthetic sub divisions. The difference however lies in the specific part of the body for which they are trained for. Like Plastic surgeons or the body plastic surgeons deal mainly deal with the body reshaping and countering , dermatologists are into the skin care and non surgical skin rejuvenation. Ophthalmic cosmetic surgeons specifically deal with eyelids and structures around the eyes. Their training allows them to offer an integrated approach that combines the microsurgical precision of ophthalmology with the concepts of aesthetic facial surgery

Please look out for an eye surgeon specifically trained in oculo facial cosmetic surgery


Basic Oculoplasty procedures:
  • Malpositioned eyelids - in turning or out turning(entropion, ectropion), paralysis (facial nerve paralysis), non closure of eyes (lagophthalmos),small eyelids, big eyelids, loose eyelids, absent eyelids,narrow eyelids,wide eyelids
  • Eyelid reconstruction- damaged and deformedlids as a result of trauma, previous surgery or burnsor birth defects
  • Eyelid and Eyeball swelling - Infections,Inflammations and tumors of eyelids and bonywalls of eyes
  • Excessive tearing due to blockage of tear duct and its passage
  • Itchy eyelids- Meibomitis, Blepharitis
  • Eye bone fractures - Orbital fractures
  • Eye lid spasms or twitching - Blepharospasms,Hemifacial spasms
  • Thyroid eye disease and related changes
  • Eyeball deformities - Sunken eye ( Enophtalmos) or out word protrusion ( Proptosis)
  • Artificial eyes - Prosthetic eye
  • Birth deformities of eyelids and socket -Congenital diseases
  • Absent eyes - Cryptophthalmos,Anophthalmos
  • Tumors and cysts of eyelids and orbit
  • Bumps and swelling around eyelids and face


Surgical ( around the eyes)
  • Eyelid lift – upper lid bleharoplasty
  • Eye lid bags- lower lid belpharoplasty
  • Droopy or sleepy eyelids- ptosis surgery
  • Blind eye removal and cosmetic rehabilitation
  • Asian eye lids
  • Facial nerve paralysis
  • Sunken eyes
  • Any other periocular work- lums, bumps etc
Surgical ( face)
  • Brow lifts
  • Midface lift
  • Facelift
Non surgical (eyes and face)
  • Non surgical face lift and countering( all indications) – dermal fillers
  • Wrinkle relaxing injections – Botox
  • Twitching of eyes and face muscles- Botox
  • Facial contouring – botox
  • Exessive sweating - botox
  • Hydrafacial
  • Dark circles – tear trough correction
  • Obagi/ ZO skin care
  • Semi-permanent make up for ( micro-pigmentation)– eyebrows, eyeliners, vitiligo, burns scars, aerola,scalp balding ,
  • Jett plasma- first time in Hyderabad


  • Non-invasive blepharoplasty
  • Shallow and deep wrinkles
  • Fibroma molle
  • Extended veins
  • Spider veins
  • Pigmented and age spots
  • Melsama
  • Acne scars
  • Nevus
  • Other lumps and bumps
  • Stretch marks


  • Chronic blepharitis
  • Meibomitis-
  • Trichiasis- lash disorders
  • Distichiasis- lash disorders
  • Xanthelasma
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion