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Renee Burke, MD
18 East Dundee Road Building #3, Suite 200
Barrington, IL 60010
Phone: (847) 382-4400
Practice hours
Monday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Eyelid Reconstruction

Surgical correction can restore a natural shape, position, and function of the eyelid where prior eyelid surgery has produced unsatisfactory results, such as:

  • Difficulty closing
  • Excess sclera show (where the white inside the lower eyelid is revealed)
  • Unnatural rounded or tight eyelids


Dr. Burke uses the detailed techniques learned during her specialized training in eyelid surgery to perform Eyelid Repair. In some cases, correction of prior eyelid surgery may include placement of internal eyelid spacers, as well as lateral canthopexy or canthoplasty (repositioning of tendons) to elevate the lower eyelid back to a more natural position.

Generally an outpatient procedure, eyelid repairs are most commonly performed under general anesthesia.


You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery. Depending on any accompanying procedures, a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks.

Meet Dr. Renee Burke

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Burke creates exceptional results by combining the skill of an accomplished plastic surgeon with empathy and compassion.


Proper skincare and sun protection including sunglasses are essential during healing. Results can be long-term. Staged procedures may be required to reduce scarring.

If you would like more information about eyelid reconstruction surgery with Dr. Burke, please give our office a call at (847) 382-4400 to schedule your consultation.

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