Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit And Ocular Oncology

Ophthalmic plastic surgery is a specialized area of ophthalmology dealing with cosmetic and functional deformities and abnormalities of the eyelids, the lachrymal system, the orbit and the periocular region.

An insight
The word "plastic" is derived from a Greek word that means to "mold" or to "give form". Plastic surgery molds or reconstructs parts of the human body. Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery is a specialized area of ophthalmology that deals with the management of cosmetic and functional deformities and abnormalities of the eyelids, lacrimal system, orbit and periocular region. An ophthalmic plastic surgeon is an ophthalmologist who has completed specialized training in plastic surgery as it relates to the eyes and their surrounding structures. Since such surgery can affect one's ability to see, Dr. Nagendra Shah is best qualified to perform this delicate surgery and also provide any care that the eye itself may need. The department of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit at Bombay Hospital is well equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic facilities.

Well-equipped examination suites Ultrasound A- and B-scan
Ultrasound biomicroscopy Computed tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and Positron emission tomography (PET-CT) (in collaboration) Digital ophthalmic photography Digital image archival and retrieval system Video production unit

Well-equipped ophthalmic plastic surgical suites Radiofrequency surgical unit Mechanized orbitotomy equipment Digital surgical magnification systems Endoscopy for transnasal procedures Custom ocular and facial prosthesis Top

Custom artificial eye Custom post-exenteration orbital and facial prosthesis

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