Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery

Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery is led by Dr. Mahsa Sohrab, providing treatment of diseases affecting the eyelids, tear drain system, and orbit (tissue and bone surrounding the eye). 

Yale Ophthalmology physicians provide diagnosis and treatment of the following:

  • Eyelid – Malposition
    • Ptosis – droopy eyelids
    • Entropion – eyelids turned in
    • Ectropion – eyelids turned out
    • Trichiasis – misdirected eyelashes
  • Eyelid – growths
    • Benign neoplasms – papillomas, nevi (moles)
    • Skin Cancers – basal cell, squamous cell, sebaceous cell and melanomas
  • Eyelid – Inflammation
    • Chalazion – Styes
    • Infections – Cellulitis
  • Lacrimal – Tear Drain System
    • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction – blocked tear drain
    • Dacryocystitis - Infections
  • Orbit – Soft tissue and bone around eye
    • Trauma – fractures and lacerations
    • Inflammation – Thyroid Eye Disease
    • Tumors – Benign Growths and Cancers
    • Anophthalmia – Loss of an eye

Cosmetic Eye Services

The physicians at the Yale Eye Center provide top-notch eye care. This includes treatments for common problems, such as getting rid of 'bags' around the eyes, reducing wrinkles around the eyes and face, improving the skin condition, and increasing the lash length and thickness.

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Renelle Lim, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Mahsa Sohrab, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science