The Cosmetic & Functional Eyelid & Orbital Disease clinic at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Eye Institute specializes in the treatment of conditions affecting the eyelids, the tear drainage system, the eye socket, and the surrounding areas of the face through plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery.
What We Treat
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Cosmetic & Functional Eyelid & Orbital Disease clinic treats patients for a range of conditions such as:
- Eyelid malposition
- Ingrown eyelashes
- Thyroid eye disease
- Other inflammatory conditions of the area surrounding the eye
- Eyelid skin tumors
- Orbital and eyelid trauma
- Blocked tear ducts
- Muscle spasms of the eyelids
- Facial palsy conditions (paralysis of the eye muscles)
- Small eyelid cysts
Cosmetic procedures are also offered, including:
- Upper and lower lid blepharoplasty (eyelid lifts)
- Endoscopic brow lifts
- Midface and cheek lifts
- Botox and filler treatments of the upper face, such as tear trough filler, cheek filler, and treatment of crow’s feet and forehead wrinkles
Diagnosis & Treatment for Cosmetic & Functional Eyelid & Orbital Disease
Diagnosis for Cosmetic & Functional Eyelid & Orbital Disease
Patients will be examined in the Eye Institute clinic and may be asked to return for further diagnostic testing, depending on the condition in question. These tests may include:
- Laboratory tests
- Imaging tests, such as CT or MRI scans
- Imaging of the tear ducts
All imaging tests are performed at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Imaging Institute.
Cosmetic concerns are handled with discretion and each patient’s concerns are addressed with the best solution.
Treatment for Cosmetic & Functional Eyelid & Orbital Disease
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s multidisciplinary approach means that oculoplastic surgeons work closely with other specialties such as ear, nose, and throat (ENT); neurology; endocrinology; and rheumatology to ensure a comprehensive approach to each patient’s specific condition.
The team’s commitment to offering the most innovative methods makes it possible to offer endoscopic procedures with minimal scarring for certain treatments.
With any eye procedure, patients need to arrange for assistance with transportation home after treatment. Public transportation and taxi information can be found on Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s How to Get Here page.
Cosmetic & Functional Eyelid & Orbital Disease Caregivers
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Cosmetic & Functional Eyelid & Orbital Disease clinic is led by an internationally renowned team of healthcare providers.
Caregivers involved in patient care for this service are:
- Oculoplastic surgeons
- Specialized nursing staff
- Financial Counselors