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Can a Fat Transfer Make my Eyes More Symmetrical?

I've always had a problem with one of my eyes being deeper set than the other. The difference looks significant depending on the angle you see my face at(sorry, no pics.), but I think the size difference would either be less noticeable or eliminated if my eye would protrude a couple more milimeters. I heard somewhere that a fat transfer injected behind the eye socket can give my eye this kind of support. Can it? If not, can anything help?

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Orbital Fat Transfer

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Orbital Fat Transfer risks definitley outweigh the benefits.  Your vision is not worth sacrifing over a cosmetic procedure and I don't know of any surgeon that would take such a risk.  You should see a Facial Plastic Surgeon for an evaluation of the cause of your assymetric eyes to see if there are any other less risky options.


Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Fat transfer for eyesocket asymmetry

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Make sure you see a board certified oculoplastic surgeon to discuss fat transfer. This is a significant procedure and does not guarantee viability of the transferred fat.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

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