Rohan Verma, MD is a leader in eyelid, lacrimal and orbital surgery techniques with over 30 peer-reviewed publications and national meeting presentations. Dr. Verma is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has taught oculoplastic and facial surgery to residents and fellows and has given lectures to domestic and international ophthalmologists, dermatologists, and cosmetic surgeons.
Dr. Verma earned his MD at the University of California San Diego where he graduated top of his class and was awarded the Prather Endowed and Helen Hillyer academic scholarships, NIH research grants, and the Excellence in Ophthalmology Award for clinical, academic, and research accomplishments. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California San Diego Shiley Eye Institute.
Dr. Verma completed a preeminent two-year fellowship with Dr. Roger Dailey at the Oregon Health & Science University, one of the few select training programs in the United States accredited by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). Here he excelled in the functional and cosmetic aspects of oculofacial plastics and performed the highest number of surgical procedures and cosmetic facial injections in the country as a fellow. Dr. Verma received the Bartley Frueh Award for Best Young ASOPRS oral presentation and the ASOPRS travel grant to the International Thyroid Eye Disease Society symposium in Seoul, Korea.
Dr. Verma prioritizes the improvement in the lifestyle of his patients by providing rejuvenating, natural results while minimizing downtime. For Dr. Verma, there is nothing more rewarding than returning a patient’s identity through restoration of the face’s natural beauty and function while preserving vision.
Cosmetic surgery performed include:
- Scarless eyelid ptosis surgery (droopy eyelid surgery);
- Upper blepharoplasty (eyelid lift);
- Asian blepharoplasty (eyelid crease surgery);
- Lower blepharoplasty (lower eyelid bags, dark circles);
- Almond eye surgery (droopy and downturned lower eyelids);
- Endoscopic brow lift (forehead lift);
- Endoscopic midface lift (cheek lift);
- Neck lift and liposuction;
- Minimal invasive procedures (dermal fillers, neuromodulators (Botox), Kybella, laser) to enhance facial characteristics
When he is not working, Dr. Verma enjoys spending time with his family, exploring nature, and sustainable cooking.
ASOPRS Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Oregon Health and Science University / Casey Eye Institute
Ophthalmology Residency: University of California San Diego / Shiley Eye Institute
Internship: Scripps Mercy Hospital
Medical School: University of California San Diego
College: McGill University