The oculofacial plastic surgeons at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute specialize in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures designed to improve the appearance and function of the eyelids and face, allowing patients to look and feel natural again.

The eyelids and structures around the eyes are critical for vision. Injuries, congenital defects, aging changes and tumors can cause pain, eye damage, vision loss and disfigurement. Changes in the eye's appearance or the loss of an eye can decrease one's ability to interact in social settings and in the workplace.

Along with a variety of cosmetic procedures, our surgeons can insert implants, reconstruct eyelids and eye sockets, correct eyelid-position abnormalities, remove growths and rebuild critical ocular structures.

About Wilmer Oculoplastics

  • Cosmetic Services

    Learn more about our procedures for the eyelids, brow, and face restore appearance.

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  • Reconstructive Services

    Learn more about how we restore form and function to the eye and face after disease, trauma or injury.

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  • Our Oculoplastics Experts

    Meet the experts who apply the latest research and technologies to deliver the best ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive services.

    Dr. Tim McCuley looking at eye scan

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The faculty of the Division of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery are currently engaged in research related to the following areas:

Nicholas Mahoney, M.D.

  • Volumetric assessment of the eye socket and clinical effects changes as a result of orbital trauma and thyroid eye disease.
  • Computer-assisted surgery of the eye socket
  • Augmented reality application development for soft-tissue facial reconstruction
  • Ophthalmology resident and oculoplastic surgery fellowship education quality improvement and assessment