A patient should make the decision to undergo eyelid cosmetic surgery after careful deliberation. Eyes are the most sensitive external organ in the body, and any procedure related to the eyes should ideally be performed by a surgeon having specialized training and experience in eye procedures.
Dr. Jennifer Hui is an eye surgeon and a board certified ophthalmologist providing state of the art eye care procedures. Dr. Hui aims to deliver safe, predictable and natural looking results using some of the latest surgical techniques and technology. She provides eye care procedures to patients in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Coachella Valley, Riverside, Redlands, Yucaipa, Loma Linda, CA and surrounding locations.
Dr. Hui received her board certification ophthalmology from the respected American Board of Ophthalmology (ABOto). This certification automatically assures patients about the training and skills of the surgeon in performing procedures such as eyelid surgery. Dr. Hui has additionally received advanced training in oculoplastic surgery. She was a member of the Oculoplastics Department at the well-known Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for three years.
Dr. Hui is a member of numerous societies in the field of eye care, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Apart from her private practice, Dr. Hui also devotes time as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Loma Linda University, where she is the sole physician in the Oculoplastics Department.
Selecting an Oculoplastic Surgeon
Dr. Hui is a trained oculoplastic surgeon, a qualification that differentiates her from most other eye surgeons. An oculoplastic surgeon has completed three years of residency training in Ophthalmology and an additional two years of fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Oculoplastics). Oculoplastic surgeons have the skills to achieve excellent cosmetic and functional outcomes in eye surgery procedures.
Member of ASOPRS
Dr. Hui was recently chosen as a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). All ASOPRS members are Board certified Ophthalmologists by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and have completed a full Ophthalmology residency of three or more years in diseases and surgery of the eyeball.
All ASOPRS members then additionally pursued training in Oculofacial Surgery (care of problems related to the eyelids, tear ducts, orbits, and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and face). They have completed post-residency fellowships in Oculofacial Surgery and submitted a scientific thesis of original research in a topic related to Oculofacial Surgery.
Following acceptance of the thesis, clearance of written and oral exams, and vigorous review, applicants are chosen as members of the ASOPRS. Dr. V receives patients from Palm Springs, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Coachella Valley, Riverside, Redlands, Yucaipa, Loma Linda, and nearby areas for eyelid surgery and various other surgical and non-surgical procedures.
Choosing an Ophthalmologist Accredited by ABOto
Patients seeking complex cosmetic eye surgery procedures should preferably work with an ophthalmologist who is board certified by the ABOto. An ABOto certification indicates that the ophthalmologist has undergone advanced training and has the necessary skills to perform various eye care procedures, including surgery.