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.

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