- Did you notice any problem with your eyeball or your eyelid?
- Do one or both of your eyes seem larger or smaller than normal?
- Do your eyes seem like they’re not in the right place?
- Do they look bigger than before?
- Are your eye movements impaired?
Do you happen to feel a burning, uncomfortable sensation in your eye, or a redness in your eyes, that doesn’t go away, by any means?
If yes, then you might have an orbital disease. The best thing you can do after noticing some of the symptoms is to go get an eye check up with an oculoplastic & orbital surgeon immediately.
What are the orbital decompression eyes treatment (Orbital Surgery)?
The orbital diseases are problems of the orbit, the bony cavity which surrounds the eyes and protects the eyeball, the eye muscles, the ocular nerves and the blood vessels. The orbit ensures that your eye will stay healthy and protected, but there are times when the orbit itself will have diseases affecting it, as it is susceptible to infections, cancers & tumors, orbital diseases and injuries. There are many orbital diseases, and many of them are vision and life threatening. Through the most important ones are the Thyroid eye disease and the orbital tumors like cavernous hemangioma and orbital lymphoma.
How are the orbital diseases treated?
Depending on the type of orbiotal disease, The orbital diseases are treated with pills, drops, and most efficiently, with orbital surgeries, or a combination of all these treatments.
What is Thyroid Eye Disease?
Thyroid Eye Disease, also known as the Thyroid Orbitopathy or Thyroid Ophthalmopathy or Graves’ Disease, is an autoimmune disease that affects the orbit. It leads to protrusion of the eye (proptosis), eyelid retraction and a displacement of the eye, in almost any direction. It is
an autoimmune disease, which is noted in patients with too high or too low thyroid hormones. Basically, the immune system attacks the thyroid gland, in this disease. The disease, however can also cause damage to the eye; the immune system can attack not only the thyroid gland, but also the eye, the orbital tissues the eye socket, causing a displacement of the eye, eyelids opened too wide or double vision.
What are the orbital tumors Surgery/ Treatment?
The Orbital tumors are tumors or orbital masses, that appear anywhere within the orbit. The orbital tumors can appear anywhere in the orbit, and they lead to the displacement of the eyes – basically, the eyes can look bigger, a disease called proptosis, or they are lower or higher than normal. This kind of tumor is very dangerous, as if is not treated in time, it can lead to the complete loss of the sight (orbital neoplasma like cavernous hemangioma), and even life in malignant tumors (cancers like orbital lymphoma).
Recovery Post Orbital Surgery
Orbital diseases need examination by an orbital and Oculoplastic surgeon. Orbital & eyelid surgeons have a super-specialty fellowship training, post an ophthalmology (eye surgeon) training. A surgery called an orbitotomy is performed to remove orbital tumors. Orbital decompression surgery can be used to reduce extreme protrusion (proptosis of the eyes).
The recovery period after these type of orbital diseases treatment is a bit longer and it requires a different care and attention from you. After getting through an orbital surgery, in order to treat an orbital disease, the eyes need to be protected from the sunlight and cleaned every day, following the exact advice of the doctor. Medication is also usually prescribed, and sometimes it’s recommended to use sunglasses or eye patches to hide some unwanted effects of the surgery, such as bruises or swelling. The bruises or swelling goes away in a few days, but the full recovery can take from two weeks to even a few months.
Orbital surgeries / orbitotomies & orbital decompression surgery can be done at The Esthetic Clinic by Dr. Debraj Shome, a top oculoplastic surgeon & expert in the field.
What happens in case of tumors or cancer?
There are situations in which an eye removal surgery (enucleation) is needed. That is the most complicated and difficult surgery that can be done to the eye, as it basically consists in removing various components of the eye: the iris, the cornea, the entire eyeball, or in extreme cases, the muscles and eyelids as well. After the surgery is done, there’s a special recovery period for it, of 4 to 6 weeks, in which the eye needs to heal. After having healed, an artificial eye can replace the one that got enucleated or removed. These days with the advent of technology, the artificial eyes look almost like regular eyes, they move and appear to be the same as the other eye.
What is the cost of Orbital Disease Surgery?
Our eyes tend to draw the most focus in our faces. Any impairment in vision leads to physical discomfort as well as mental anxiety. In the case of tumors of the eyes, extensive surgery may be required to treat or reconstruct the orbit. Reconstructive surgery is a way of correcting deformities in our facial features. Orbital tumor surgery is one such procedure which corrects the shape, size and formation of the orbit.
Orbital tumour surgery is a significant surgery and if you have decided to undergo it, you must be wondering what is the cost of orbital tumor surgery. In India, the standard of medical care is extremely high and an excellent surgeon and medical facility can be made available to you at a much lower cost than foreign countries.
At The Esthetic Clinic, we are committed to providing you with the best quality of care during your reconstructive surgery. Our medical head, Dr. Debraj Shome, is one of the leading oculoplastic surgeons in Mumbai, India. We have highly trained staff and state of the art equipment to carry out a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.
The Esthetic Clinic is a specialised medical facility which focuses on skin care treatments and reconstructive surgery. Dr.Debraj Shome is one of the best oculoplastic specialists in the country, and he is the most requested surgeon for orbital surgeries. He has a very high surgical success rate, and his patients always leave the clinic well-satisfied. If you have decided to undergo orbital tumour surgery, The Esthetic Clinic is one of your best options.
About Dr. Debraj Shome
Dr. Debraj Shome – Founder, The Esthetic Clinic, is a top facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Shome is currently a Consultant at the best Mumbai hospitals like Saifee Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Holy Family Hospital & Nova Specialty Hospital in Mumbai, India. He has 40+ research papers in international journals, numerous presentations at conferences & many awards such as “Best Plastic Surgeon in Mumbai”, “Top 10 Cosmetic Surgeon in India”, Best Oculoplastic Surgeon India”, etc. A celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Shome believes plastic, reconstructive & cosmetic face surgery can allow you to lead a more fulfilled life …Read more
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