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Facial trauma may compromise the eyelid and/or
orbital structures requiring an oculo-facial plastic specialist.
Traumatic orbital fractures may compromise
bones in such a way that leads to entrapment of the soft tissue orbital contents. Entrapment of one
or more extraocular muscles along with surrounding orbital fat may cause double vision. This would
require surgical intervention.If the fractures are severe, volume loss may lead to the appearance
of the eye as being set back in the head (enophthalmos). This would require surgery as well. In
either case, our goal as specialists is to restore form and function.
Trauma may also produce lacerations of the eyelids, surrounding areas or even the tear
drainage apparatus which may require surgical repair or reconstruction.
Drs Perman and Cytryn are experts in all degrees of
eyelid and orbital trauma, ranging from a simple houshold accident to a professional athlete's
injury. Regardless of the severity of the injury, all patients will receive the same