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Oculoplastic Surgery

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At NorthShore our ophthalmologists understand that the eyelids are an integral part of vision. A drooping or heavy upper eyelid can block vision, when the eyelid is affecting vision our NorthShore oculoplastic surgeons, board-certified ophthalmologists who have completed further fellowship training in plastic surgery, can help by correcting the anatomic deformity. They are experts in surgical treatment of problems related to the periocular and facial areas and perform surgeries of the eyelid, lacrimal glands tear duct, orbit, blepharoplasty and ptosis repair, as well as removal of eyelid cancers.

Oculoplastic Surgery Procedures

Cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and eyebrows is a large part of oculoplastic surgery. When considering cosmetic surgery, it is always important to remember that the primary function of the eyelids is to protect the eyes. Our experts know eyelids are an integral segment of the vision system and provide cosmetic surgery of the eyelids without compromising your ocular health. Services offered include:

Cosmetic Procedures

  • Upper Lid Blepharoplasty (Heavy eyelid skin)
  • Lower Lid Blepharoplasty (Bags under eyes)
  • Blepharoptosis (Droopy Lids)
  • Eyebrow & Forehead Lift
  • Mid-Face Lift
  • Face and Neck Lift
  • Fat Grafting

Facial Rejuvenation

  • Dermal Fillers/Injectables
  • Neurotoxins: Botox ® and Dysport ®
  • Laser Facial Resurfacing
  • Chemical Peels
  • Kybella®
  • Scar Management

Reconstructive Procedures

  • Tearing & Lacrimal
  • Eyelid Skin Cancer & Eyelid Reconstruction
  • Functional Upper and Lower Eyelid procedure
  • Eyelid Malposition
  • Eyelid Chalazion
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Orbital Trauma
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Blepharoptosis (Droopy Lids)
  • Enucleation & Evisceration
  • Eyelid Spasms (Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm)

Insurance Information

Many oculoplastic surgeries are covered by insurance.

If the surgery is performed for cosmetic reasons it is considered elective, therefore not covered by insurance. We have special package prices, ask our staff for details. Financial counselors are also available to assist you with any issues regarding your payment.


Our state-of-the-art surgical facility is equipped with the latest surgical technology and staffed with friendly, caring individuals that respect your confidentiality.

  • Eye Testing Center
    2050 Pfingsten Road, Ste 280
    Glenview, IL 60026

  • Eye & Vision Center
    9650 Gross Point Road, Ste. 1900
    Skokie, IL 60026

For More Information

For more information about oculoplastic surgery or to schedule a consultation, please call 224.251.2020.