Common Conditions Requiring Oculoplastic Surgery

Gary J. Lelli

Gary J. Lelli M.D.

While medical education and research are very rewarding, my primary focus is to provide thoughtful and compassionate individualized care. I pride myself on being approachable and caring, and do my best to provide understandable explanations to my patients. The patient and physician are a team - working together towards a common goal.I believe in sub-specialized medical care, and for that reason, confine my practice to the eyelids, orbit and lacrimal system. Conditions commonly ... View full profile

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TYPICAL EYELID DISORDERS TREATED INCLUDE:
ptosis (drooping eyelids)
congenital malformations
trauma (lacerations)
tumors (skin cancer)
malpositions such as entropion (turned in eyelid) and ectropion (turned out eyelid)
styes (chalazia)
blepharospasm
eyelash abnormalities


ORBITAL PROCESSES MANAGED INCLUDE:
thyroid (Graves) eye disease
orbital inflammatory syndromes
tumors
fractures
enucleation (removal of the eye) and care of the anophthalmic socket (eye socket)


LACRIMAL PROBLEMS CARED FOR INCLUDE:
nasolacrimal duct obstruction (blocked tear duct)
punctal malposition or stenosis (abnormal tear drain)
lacrimal system trauma
tumors
unexplained tearing

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