Surgical repair of eyelid & canalicular lacerations
If your eye has been damaged through an accident or trauma we aim to see you as soon as possible to repair damage and restore function and aesthetics. When treated early, surgical repair of eyelid & canalicular lacerations can prevent problems further down the line.
At Face Restoration, our aim is to preserve and restore eye function and aesthetics. We are experienced and empathetic in such extreme circumstances and will offer treatment and support.
AT A GLANCE
DETAILS ABOUT THE TREATMENT
2 - 4 weeks
CAN I HAVE AN URGENT APPOINTMENT
Yes will do our best to accommodate you.
DURATION OF OPERATION
60 - 90 minutes
WHY FACE RESTORATION?
FEATURES, ADVANTAGES, & BENEFITS FOR OUR PATIENTS
Consultants Dr Rachna Murthy, and Dr Jonathan Roos, are leading ophthalmologists and oculoplastic surgeons who aim to see you as soon as possible to get treatment underway when it is needed most.
Our same-day urgent assessment clinic allows patients to see us as soon as possible. Where we can, we will treat you the same day or next day. If immediate treatment is not possible, we will give emergency eye care to ease any discomfort, ready for you to return for treatment.
An injury to the canaliculus causes damage to the lacrimal drainage (tear drainage) system of the eye, resulting in canaliculus trauma. Lacrimal canaliculi are located in the inner corner of the eyelid.
No matter how careful we are in our daily lives, accidents do happen! Many of us participate in dangerous sports and activities that could put our eyes at risk. A lacerated eyelid can occur even if protective eyewear is being worn.
Your treatment will depend on a number of factors that we will discuss as part of your assessment and consultation. Superficial damage may be repaired with sutures (stitches). Further surgery may be required if the underlying tissues such as the eye or lacrimal drainage systems.
ALWAYS FAIR AND ALWAYS CLEAR
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Booking with us
Arrange a consultation with us using the button below at a time of your choosing. This may be held through video chat dependant on COVID guidelines at the time.
We will then discuss with you your symptoms and advise you on how best to proceed with helpful guidance on treatments through our expert knowledge and training.
Treatment after care
Once an appointment has been arranged, we will then begin treatment and support you along the process, including specialised aftercare.