Lower Eyelid Retraction

Lower eyelid retraction could occur as a result of trauma, eyelid tumors, or secondary to internal scarring after a lower eyelid blepharoplasty. This could be devastating to the patient.

What are the effects of lower eyelid retraction?

The effects of this lower eyelid retraction include:

  • Changing the shape of the eye
  • Tearing
  • Mucus discharge
  • Discomfort

There are various reconstructive surgical techniques used to repair lower eyelid retraction depending on its severity. They include lifting the mid-face, tightening the lower eyelid, placement of a spacer graft and other options. Contact our NYC offices for more information on how we can treat your specific case.

Testimonials

“Thank you for fixing my eyelids, having had them done previously with someone else I was devastated, they now look even and I do not have the problem of them drying out as much at night.” - CG

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