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ST PETERSBURG RECONSTRUCTIVE EYELID SURGEON

St Petersburg and Bay Area Dr. Kwitko proudly serves the Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery needs of Residents in St. Petersburg, Largo, Pinellas County and throughout the Bay Area in West Central Florida.

Call 813.877.8665 today to schedule a confidential consultation with Oculoplastic Surgeon, Dr. Geoffery Kwitko about your Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery needs and goals.


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Reconstructive eyelid surgery may be undertaken in a variety of situations, including after trauma or tumor removal that results in defects in the eyelid.

Simple, superficial eyelid defects. Occurring after minor trauma or removal of small growths, these defects often require local wound care and possibly a few sutures.

Larger defects. Resulting from traumatic injuries, the removal of larger growths, or skin cancer, these may extend through the entire eyelid. Larger defects may be sutured together directly or may require more complex reconstructions. In complex reconstructions, an eye surgeon will transfer adjacent tissue or perform skin grafts to complete the reconstruction.

The upper eyelid serves an important role in the global protection of the eye, which requires appropriate coverage by the eyelids as well as adequate tear lubrication. The most common reason for upper eyelid reconstruction is defects due to the resection of malignant cancerous growths, although thyroid disease can cause a retraction of the eyelid, causing the eye to become injured with poorly performing eyelids.

The goal of eyelid reconstruction is to:

Contact a St. Petersburg, Florida Eye Surgeon Today

If you are in need of reconstructive eyelid surgery in St. Petersburg, Florida, have the area’s most experienced eye surgeon, Dr. Geoffrey M. Kwitko, M.D. F.A.C.S. perform the procedure. Dr. Kwitko has nearly three decades of experience and provides high-level reconstructive eye surgery and treatment to reduce pain, redness, discharge, tearing, or loss of vision.

Call 813.877.8665 today to schedule a confidential consultation with Oculoplastic Surgeon, Dr. Geoffery Kwitko about your Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery needs in St. Petersburg, Largo, Pinellas County and throughout the Bay Area in West Central Florida.

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