The eyes are protected by the skin of eyelids and bones of the eye socket (orbit) and face.A serious injury or trauma to the face can involve this delicate anatomy around the eyes. Orbital fractures typically cause swelling, intense pressure, and pain. It can also reduce the function of the eyes, making it difficult or impossible to see. Dr. Vickers is skilled in the surgical repair of orbital fractures and other traumas.
As an oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Vickers has extensive training and experience in reconstructive surgery around the eyes following orbital fractures and other facial traumas. If you have sustained an orbital fracture, Dr. Vickers will determine if it needs surgery or if medical therapy is more appropriate. He is capable of producing custom-sized orbital implants to bridge gaps in bone and restore muscles and tissue to their proper anatomical location. The result is a natural-looking face with full function.
Whether a patient presents either immediately following a trauma or years after the initial injury, Dr. Vickers can explain your condition and offer the best treatment plan. From fractured eye sockets (orbital fractures) to eyelid lacerations, Dr. Vickers will help restore a normal appearance, vision, and function to your eyes.