Eyelid Reconstruction Chesapeake, VA
FACE SKIN REPAIR
Eyelid reconstruction is typically performed after a patient has had surgery performed when skin cancer or other lesion has been removed from the eye.
CAUSES OF EYELID RECONSTRUCTION
- Removal of a malignant lesion (Moh’s procedure)
- Removal of a non-malignant lesion
when is eyelid reconstruction needed?
This procedure would primarily be done when there is a lesion that has been removed. Either from benign or malignant lesion removal or trauma.
what are the risks of eyelid surgery?
Several complications may occur:
- An unbalanced appearance
- Difficulty closing your eye
Your doctor will talk you through all of the risks of surgery before your procedure.
Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
Eyelid Reconstruction can include areas of the eyebrows, upper cheek, and nose. Skin grafts may be needed from other parts of the body such as the ear or neck.
- Removal of skin
- Repositioning of skin
- Skin grafts