What is a Canthoplasty?

What is a Canthoplasty? Canthoplasty surgery is as aesthetic or functional procedure to reconstruct or reshape the lateral canthus (outer corner of the eye). Canthoplasty surgery should only be performed by surgeons with significant experience with eyelid surgery & eyelid malposition. If performed incorrectly the results can be disastrous. A variant of canthoplasty procedure is…

Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Disease)

Thyroid orbitopathy (also known as Thyroid Eye Disease or Graves’ Disease) is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder of uncertain etiology that affects the tissues of the orbit (i.e. eyelids, extraocular muscles and other soft tissues surrounding the eyes). Patients with this disorder often have an associated thyroid abnormality which may manifest either before, during or after…