Orbit Oculoplasty Surgery in Nigeria

Orbit and Oculoplasty is a sub-speciality that deals with diseases of orbit (socket), eyelids, tearducts, etc. Infact, the procedure of Oculoplasty guarantees you a chance to reshape or restructure your eyes which gets affected the most as you age. Africa Eye Laser Centre remains at forefront of advanced Oculoplasty and its corresponding surgeries. We extend services and treatments which are at par with international standards.

What is Oculoplasty?

Oculoplastic surgery like ocular surface reconstruction surgery, eyelid corrective surgery, blepharoplasty, etc., primarily deal with procedures involving eyelids, tear ducts, eye socket or orbit, etc. Many a times these oculoplastic surgeries are considered necessary both for medical and cosmetic purposes, for instance during lid margin abnormalities like Entropion or Ptosis, the condition can affect a person’s appearance as well as their sight, eye comfort, and eye health. Therefore, these abnormalities require immediate treatment by an experienced and skilled oculoplastic surgeon.

Who Requires Oculoplasty


Although, a thorough eye examination is the best way to determine if you are in need of Oculoplasty, however there are certain indicators or symptoms which may warn you to see an ophthalmologist at an early stage.

  • Excessive blinking
  • Drooping eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Twitching of eyes
  • Excessive wrinkles and folds (cosmesis)
  • Eyelids tearing in/out (surgical procedure-entropion/ectropion)
  • Excessive watering in tear ducts
  • Tumor growth
  • Blepharoplasty or excessive fat in eyelids

Best Oculoplasty Treatment in Nigeria

Sharp Sight (Group of Eye Hospitals) boasts of an excellent and dedicated Oculoplasty Department that offers the best Oculoplasty Surgery in Nigeria. Our hospitals are well equipped with state-of-the-art technology and therefore, oculoplastic surgeries conducted at Sharp Sight are mostly on outpatient basis; which means you go home the same day and recovery is fairly quick. We offer surgeries such as:

  • Blepharoplasty or eyelift surgery. This helps to remove excess fat from upper and lower eyelids.
  • Entropion repair corrects abnormal lid that folds inward.
  • Ectropion repair corrects abnormal lid that turn outward.
  • Ptosis repair corrects drooping eyelids
  • External dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) restores the flow of tears