DR. AKSHAY G. NAIR
Oculoplastic Surgery is plastic surgery but focussed on the area around the eye. An oculoplastic surgeon is an ophthalmologist who has received training in this highly specialised branch. Dr. Akshay Nair, in one such internationally recognised oculoplastic surgeon, author and speaker. He has over authored 120 peer-reviewed scientific publications in medical literature. Additionally he has co-authored 15 chapters in text books.
Dr. Nair believes in evidence based medicine and using his sound training in oculoplastic surgery, his keen sense of aesthetics and sharp skills, he has been able to deliver optimal outcomes in thousands of happy and satisfied patients from different parts of the world. Dr Nair has been associated with the field of oculoplastics for over a decade and his surgical skills and clinical judgment are valued and thus sought by an expansive clientele from many countries.
Why Choose An Oculoplastic Surgeon?
The eyelids and surrounding structures are complex and delicate structures that are important for maintaining vision. In addition, the eyes are the first thing that anyone notices on a person’s face. By having specialized in ophthalmology as well as oculoplastic surgery; oculoplastic surgeons are uniquely qualified to perform complex eyelid, orbital and cosmetic surgery around the eye and also to provide care the eye itself may need. Typically, an oculoplastic surgeon undergoes a three-year residency training in ophthalmology (diseases of the eye). Following this, they undergo a two or three-year specialized training in oculoplastic surgery. Here they receive specialized training in the treatment and surgery of all eyelid and orbital diseases, trauma, tumours as well as aesthetic surgery and cosmetic procedures pertaining to the eyes and the face. While other specialists such as ENT surgeons and general plastic surgeons may also perform eyelid surgeries; the practice of oculoplastic surgeons is focused only on the eyelids, orbit and surrounding areas. Thus, this gives the Oculoplastic Surgeon like Dr Akshay Nair an unequalled level of training, expertise and experience to handle any sort of complex issues involved in plastic surgery around the eye.
AKSHAY G. NAIR
Diplomate of the National Board; Ophthalmology - Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery & Ocular Oncology, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
International Council of Ophthalmology Fellow - New York Eye & Ear infirmary of Mount Sinai, USA
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Member, Oculoplastics Association of India
Member, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
100+ PEER-REVIEWED SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS, 15 TEXT-BOOK CHAPTERS
ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF OCULOPLASTICS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
NOVEMBER 11-12, 2022; TAJ SANTACRUZ, MUMBAI
JT. ORGANIZING SECRETARY - DR. AKSHAY G. NAIR
Dr Akshay Nair introducting the recipient of the OPAI International Oration Award Dr. Richard C Allen
(Left to Right) Dr. Savari Desai, Dr Milind Nai, Prof. Subhash Betharia, President of the Oculoplastics Association of India and Dr. Akshay G. Nair
(L-R) Dr. Farzad Pakdel, Dr Savari Desai, Dr Akshay Nair,
Dr Richard C Allen and Dr Kasturi Bhattacharjee
Dr, Akshay G. Nair speaking at the Oculoplastics Association of India's annual meeting 2022 in Mumbai
Dr. Akshay G. Nair in the Top 2% of scientists globally - Stanford Report
Dr. Akshay G. Nair features in the Top 2% of the most-cited researchers globally across all specialities for 2021. He is among a select few of the top academicians from India to be included in this list
Oculoplastic Surgery is the specialty that deals with the eyelids, the bony orbit around the eye, the eyebrows as well and the tear ducts and glands. In addition to being a qualified oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Akshay Nair has special expertise in performing facial cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Akshay Nair, was recently inducted as a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) - only the fourth surgeon from India to be accepted.
Dr Tamara Fountain, President, ASOPRS inducting Dr. Nair as an International Member; Chicago; October 2018
Before & After Pictures:
Stunning, natural and Real
Ptosis Surgery (Above) and Eyelid Basal Cell Carcinoma (Below)
Drooping down of the upper eyelids is called ‘Ptosis’ or ‘Blepharoptosis’ . The result is that one eye looks smaller than the other eye. This condition, which is commonly called ‘droopy eyes’, can affect one eye or both the eyes. The surgical treatment of ptosis requires, skill, expertise and precision.
An artificial eye or an ocular prosthesis is a shell that can be used to correct the appearance of a person who may have lost an eye to injury, disease or infection. In some cases, the eye may appear shrunken or disfigured which may require a surgery to remove it and place an implant in its place. Over this implant, a custom made prosthesis (artifical eye) is fitted.