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This service deals with disease and surgery of the eyelid, the structures around the eyelid which are known as the orbit, and the tear drainage system, the lacrimal system. The position of the eyelid is vital to the health of the eye. Lid malposition can occur as people age or from other disease processes. The eyelid can become droopy, known as ptosis, the eyelid skin can become redundant, sometimes the eyelid can turn in or out. There are many names for lid malpositions, such as ectropion, entroption, ptosis, for example.
A fellowship trained Ophthalmic & Reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Fries, specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery in and around the eye which includes the medical and surgical treatment of trauma, eyelid malpositions, tear drainage problems, cancers in and around the eye, and abnormalities of the tissues of the eye socket.