"This surgery gave me
a confidence I haven't had
in years."


The Florida Eye Specialists & Cataract Institute is one of the premiere Oculoplastic surgery centers on the west coast of Florida. Every day, we perform all types of eyelid and facial surgery for adults and children with dramatic results. Our surgeons are highly-trained and skilled in ophthalmology, with specialization in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Oculoplastics covers reconstructive and cosmetic surgery in and around the eyes. This includes the eyelids, eye brows, (lacrimal) system and the face.

Upper and/or Lower Eyelid Surgery, also known as Blepharoplasty, is one of the most common Oculoplastic Procedures we perform. Cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and brow area can help you see more clearly as well as look younger and rejuvenated. By removing excess tissue and tightening the skin, cosmetic and functional eyelid surgery and brow lifts not only increase the visual field but also “turn back time” by reducing the appearance of wrinkles, lines and sagging skin that make you look angry or tired.

Consider Oculoplastics for these benefits:

  • See more clearly
  • Increased visual field
  • Reducing dry eye
  • Long term results
  • More confidence and self-assurance
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Look younger and rejuvenated
  • “Turning back time” by reducing the appearance of wrinkles, lines and sagging skin
  • Eliminating the look of angry or tired eyes

Our doctors and staff deliver your eye care with a personal service that’s second to none. We consider our patients an extension of our family, and treat you the same way

Gregory Henderson - Founder

Many patients turn to reconstructive and functional Oculoplastic surgery to help with heavy eyelids (Ptosis), when eyelids “turn in or out” (Eyelid Malposition), Eyelid Reconstruction (after cancer or trauma), Eyelid Lesions, and Facial Nerve Weakness (Bell’s Palsy). It can also correct defects such as dry eyes.

Most Oculoplastic surgeries are typically performed as outpatient procedures with local anesthesia. If you have been considering an oculoplastic procedure call us today to schedule an appointment and discuss how Florida Eye Specialists & Cataract Institute can improve your vision and physical appearance.

Oculoplastics Specialists

Robert J. Applebaum

Robert J. Applebaum

M.D., M.B.A.

Craig E. Munger

Craig E. Munger

M.D., Ph.D.

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