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Introduction

Dr. Milind Naik is an expert in eyelid and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, and has performed several thousand procedures over the face, eyelids, orbit and related eye structures in the last 12 years.

          Dr Naik first completed his MD in Ophthalmology from Christian Medical College, Vellore, one of the premiere post-graduate training institutes in India. Following that, he first focused on Oculoplastic surgery specializing in techniques of plastic surgery as it relates to the eyes and their surrounding structures such as eyelid repairs, tear duct (lacrimal) surgery, orbital tumors, and treatment of thyroid eye disease. 

            He then pursued further training through a second fellowship in Orbitofacial Cosmetic surgery at the UCLA, Los Angeles, California, a centre recognized by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).

In addition to aesthetic procedures such as blepharoplasty, facelifts, endocsopic brow-lifts, midface lifts, necklifts, liposuction, fat transfer etc, Dr. Naik is known for his Minimally invasive eye plastic surgery, and Thyroid eye disease. Today, he continues to innovate newer techniques to perform traditionally described procedures to achieve best results but in an aesthetically pleasing manner.


Areas of Expertise

  • Eyelid, Lacrimal and orbital plastic surgery

  • Cosmetic Facial plastic surgery

  • Reconstructive facial plastic surgery

  • Maxillo-facial surgery

Experience

Though he started his career as an Eye Surgeon, today he concentrates fully on eye and facial plastic surgery, both cosmetic and reconstructive. Therefore, his time and expertise is not divided between cataracts and plastic surgery. Complete focus on plastic surgeries of the face has enabled him to gain a concentrated experience spanning more than 12 years in this highly specialized area. He combines plastic surgery skills with the microsurgical training of ophthalmology, to bring out best results in his patients


Accomplishments

Dr Naik received the Junior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in the year 2008.

Association and Affiliation


Dr Naik is a full time consultant at the prestigious LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India since 2001. He has served as the Vice-President (2010-12) of the Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS), one of the largest international organization of specialists in his field. 

Training and Authorship

Dr. Naik provides observerships and training to several other physicians who desire to learn the advanced and innovative techniques of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has authored numerous scientific papers and medical textbook chapters, and is an invited faculty at the annual meetings of the Oculoplastics Association of India, and the American, European and Asia-Pacific Societies of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is frequently requested to present his techniques and methodologies at meetings of General plastic surgery, Dermatology, Facial plastic, and oculoplastic surgeons alike.