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The Importance of Having A Specialist Perform Your Eye Surgery

The eye is a complex organ, and there is no question about the importance of it in our every day life. Any cosmetic or reconstructive operation that a patient undergoes, no matter how large or miniscule, could potentially compromise one’s ability to see if complications arise or a surgery is botched. This begs the question of whether or not anyone should entrust their eyesight to anyone less than an expert on the subject of eyes. There is great debate in the field of plastic surgery over this very question, but one thing is clear: It’s better to be more specialized as a surgeon when handling problems or disorders relating to a patients eye or orbit.

Dr. Taban: Expert Oculoplastic Surgeon

Oculoplastic surgeons in Beverly Hills & Santa Barbara like Dr. Taban, are specialized in and only handle cases involving the eye. This leads to a specialized practice dedicated to one of the body’s most important organs. Dr. Taban is from the Los Angeles area and attended medical school at UC-Irvine. He received his ophthalmology residency from the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, where he was selected Chief Resident before returning home to complete a two-year oculofacial cosmetic surgery fellowship at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.

Oculoplastic Surgery Options

Dr. Taban is highly trained in the intricacies of the eye and often performs several types of eye surgeries and procedures for both cosmetic and functional purposes, including but not limited to:

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Eyelid Retraction Surgery
  • Orbital Trauma
  • Brow Lift
  • Fillers & Injectables
  • Fat Transfer
  • Ptosis Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Thyroid Eye Disease (Orbital Decompression)
  • Lacrimal (Tear Duct) Surgery
  • Orbital Tumor Surgery

Eyelifts, also known as blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery, are cosmetic procedures that are used to improve the appearance of the eyes. As we get older, our skin sags and looses elasticity. Eyebrows droop and bags begin to appear under the eyes. An eyelift addresses these cosmetic issues to make the eyes look young again.

Dr. Taban also specializes in treating individuals who have experienced any type of orbital trauma, causing them to need reconstructive or cosmetic surgery to their face. It’s common for Dr. Taban to help patients recover from sport-related injuries, personal injury accidents, and disorders that cause growths or tumors near a person’s eye.

Contact Dr. Taban

In the field of medicine, specialization is key. Regardless of whether you entrust an oculoplastic surgeon, a facial plastic surgeon or a general cosmetic surgeon to your eyelid surgery, it’s important to make sure that your doctor is highly qualified with a track record of proven success in surgical procedures surrounding the eyes and orbit. Dr. Taban always strives to help his patients in any way that he can, providing the best in office care and post-operative care physically possible.

If you’re interested in learning more about the various surgeries and treatment options offered by Dr. Taban, please contact him today to schedule your initial consult. Dr. Mehryar (Ray) Taban is a board certified oculoplastic surgeon with offices in Beverly Hills and Santa Barbara who specializes in the treatment of cosmetic and reconstructive orbital problems. To reach his office, visit his contact us page or call 310-278-1836.