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Oculoplastic / Orbital Surgery

Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery at Ophthalmic Consultants of Vermont

Eye Lid Surgery

Dr. Lane’s unique background allows for people of all ages to be evaluated and treated for a large range of conditions such as ptosis (droopy eyelids), facial skin and lid lesions, tearing problems and dry eye, diseases of the orbit, traumatic eyelid injuries and complications from prior eye lid surgeries. Treatment for most of these conditions is covered by insurance companies. Dr. Lane is also able to treat aesthetic concerns such as puffy or baggy eyelids, drooping eye brows as well as wrinkles and lines around the eyes.

Dr. Lane believes in customizing treatments for each individual in order to provide a natural and rejuvenated outcome for every surgical case. Her caring manner and individualized approach allow patients to achieve wonderful postoperative results, both functionally and aesthetically.

Dr. Katherine Lane’s Specialties Include:


  • Droopy eyelid repair (Ptosis, Pseudoptosis)
  • Congenital Ptosis
  • Eyelid malposition repair (Ectropion, Entropion, Lid Retraction)
  • Eyelid reconstruction after injury or tumor removal
  • Upper and Lower Eyelid lift (Blepharoplasty)


  • Brow lift
  • Botox, Dysport and Xeomin injections for wrinkles or spasms

Tear System:

  • Congenital Tearing Surgery
  • Surgery to open or bypass tear drain due to acquired tearing

Orbit (Eye Socket):

  • Orbital injury repair
  • Biopsy or removal of orbital lesions
  • Eye diseases related to thyroid conditions
  • Evisceration/Enucleation (removal of a blind painful eye)
  • Orbital reconstruction after loss of the eye