If one or both of your eyelids droop over your eye this is called ptosis. When the droop is minimal it simply gives the appearance of being sleepy but can be more noticeable if it affects one eye more than the other.
If you have styes or other eyelid lesions Dr. Punja can remove them surgically. Surgery for most such lesions does not take very long.
Many eyelid and facial conditions require reconstructive surgery. Dr. Punja will evaluate your condition and recommend the proper procedure.
When a person has a blind eye that is painful, the only option to relieve the pain may be to remove the eye. The procedures are called enucleation and evisceration.
Cataract surgery is done to remove the lens of the eye and, most often, to replace it with an artificial lens. Dr. Punja will do this common.
Tear duct surgery is necessary when your own tear ducts are blocked. The procedure is called a DCR (dacryocystorhinostomy).
Dr. Karim Punja, an Ophthalmologist at the Calgary Orbit Eye Centre, specializes in oculoplastic surgery and cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery. He has extensive experience in blepharoplasty (droopy eyelids), Botox & fillers, lacrimal & orbital surgery, and cataract surgery.
Dr. Chirag Shah is a comprehensive Ophthalmologist in Calgary and retinal medical specialist. His practice areas focus on retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinal detachments, retinopathy of prematurity (blinding retinal disease in premature babies), diabetic retinopathy, hereditary eye diseases, and hypertensive retinopathy.