Supraorbital Eyebrow Craniotomy Approach Newport Beach & Orange County, CA

Supraorbital Eyebrow Craniotomy in Orange County

Supraorbital Eyebrow Craniotomy by Orange County neurosurgeonSupraorbital eyebrow craniotomy is a safe and effective keyhole approach used to access and remove metastatic brain tumors and gliomas located along the subfrontal section of the brain or around the pituitary gland, that are close to the optic nerve or vital arteries. This approach uses a small incision (1.5 – 2 cm x 2.5 cm) to create an opening above the orbit.

Robert Louis, MD uses this minimally invasive procedure for the removal of skull base tumors including meningioma, epidermoid cysts and metastatic brain tumors in the frontal and temporal lobes.

With Supraorbital Eyebrow Craniotomy:

  • Dr. Louis can safely access and remove tumors located in the front of the brain.
  • Only a small incision is made within the eyebrow line
  • Cutting-edge instruments are used for dissection and tumor removal.

Benefits of Supraorbital Eyebrow Craniotomy:


    • Minimal scarring

    • Less trauma to the brain and critical nerves

    • Reduced risk of neurological damage

    • Fewer side effects

    • Faster recovery time

    Improved quality of life

Robert Louis, MD, a fellowship-trained Orange County Neurosurgeon, is the Director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Orange County, California. Dr. Louis has particular expertise in endoscopic and minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors, sellar and parasellar tumors and skull base tumors.

Dr. Robert Louis specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic endonasal approach for the treament of brain tumors and pituitary tumors. For appointments, please call (949) 383-4185 or Contact Us.