What is an OculoPlastic Surgeon?
A. An OculoPlastic Surgeon (also known as an Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon) is a highly specialized type of physician that has undergone extensive training in both Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery. An OculoPlastic Surgeon is highly qualified to treat cosmetic and functional conditions related to the face, in particular the areas around the eyes, eyelids, forehead, brows, and the middle of the face.
Why should I see an OculoPlastic Surgeon for my eyes?
A. An Oculoplastic Surgeon is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist (eye surgeon and medical doctor) who has completed additional advanced training in Plastic Surgery as it relates to the eyes and surrounding areas of the face. Dr. Lewen’s extensive training in Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery uniquely qualifies him to perform Plastic Surgery in this delicate area of the face in order to best address a patient’s cosmetic goals, while ensuring that the health and safety of one’s eyes and vision always remain a top priority!