Michael Neimkin, M.D. has a unique, specialized education with qualifications and training that sets him apart from other ophthalmic facial plastic surgeons. Dr. Neimkin had his training in ophthalmology at the University of Alabama’s Callahan Eye Foundation. He then completed a 2-year oculofacial plastic, cosmetic, reconstructive and oncologic surgery fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis.
As an oculoplastic surgeon, he received certification from the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), the primary governing board of this specialty. To be admitted into this organization, an oculoplastic surgeon must pass rigorous written and oral examinations testing their knowledge and skills. There are only approximately 20 surgeons who complete this speciality training every year. There is simply no substitute for this kind of training.
Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery located in Atlanta, GA receives a large number of referrals from other ophthalmic surgeons because of Dr. Neimkin’s expertise. Dr. Neimkin has performed over 6,000 complex reconstructive and revisional surgical procedures focusing on the eyelids, eyebrows, forehead, eye orbits, tear ducts and midface. He also specializes in cosmetic procedures to improve the appearance of the eyes. His entire staff takes great pride in treating each patient as if they were a family member.
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Sometimes There is a Need for Reconstructive Surgery
Ptosis is drooping of the eyelid margin which can cover the pupil and obstruct vision. There are several causes, the most common is an age-related stretch of the muscle that elevates the eyelid. Repair is an outpatient procedure performed under local anesthesia.