Ophthalmologic surgery is a surgical procedure performed on the eye or any part of the eye, to repair retinal defects, remove cataracts or skin cancer, or to repair eye muscles. The most common purpose is to restore or improve vision.
Reconstructive surgery is used to treat parts of the body damaged by accidents, to perform skin grafts after severe burns, or to reconstruct parts of person’s body that were missing at birth or removed by surgery.
Plastic surgery is usually performed to treat birth defects and to remove skin blemishes such as warts, acne scars, or birthmarks. Cosmetic surgery procedures are performed to make persons look younger or enhance their appearance.
Dr. William R. Thornton, MD, works out of Texas, Wyoming and Kansas. Call 210-782-2855to schedule an appointment at our San Antonio office. Click below for more information about our locations or to send an email.