Serving Philadelphia, the Main Line, King of Prussia, Wayne, PA, New Jersey and the neighboring tri state areas
Philadelphia eye removal surgeon, Kenneth E. Morgenstern can perform eye removal surgery due to chronic pain, or in cases of infection, tumor or for cosmetic reasons. Dr. Morgenstern is a skilled oculoplastic surgeon practicing reconstructive facial surgery in the Philadelphia area.
Following the surgery, headaches are a common occurrence which may last up to three days. You will have a pressure bandage over your eye which should only be removed after the recommended time—typically 5 days. Patients are asked to use a topical antibiotic to prevent infection for the first few weeks.
Eye removal is often performed when other options have been exhausted. Eye removal surgery may be performed on an outpatient basis or it may require brief hospitalization. The surgery is performed under local or general anesthesia.
Removal of an eye may be performed for any of the following reasons: