Dr. Darab Hormozi

Plastic Surgery
Towson, MD
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Towson, MD

Address

8415 Bellona lane, suite 212, Towson, MD
Directions

About

Bio

Specialised in oculo-facial plastic surgery. Diplomate of board of Ophthalmology and member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Assistant professor at University of Maryland in oculo-facial plastic surgery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Plastic Surgery

Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

83 Answers
142 Agrees
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Specific for eyelid: Eyelid skin is much more sensitive than the rest of your face. There are specific eyelid creams with milder chemical activity that hopefully do not c... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: It is possible to create more Asian looking eye with eyelid surgery.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: Asian eyelid surgery can be performed strictly to create a fold without changing the size of the opening or can be combined with a levator muscle adju... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Usually most of swelling on the 1st and 2d post operative days. The usage of ice compresses right after surgery can reduce the bruising and swelling... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Asian eyelids can be reversed to western eyelid.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends on type: For a mini facelift ( weekend lift, lifestyle lift) the recovery is 3-5 days. For a deep facelift the recovery is 2-3 weeks. At present, most people... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes with local alone: Depending on surgeons, a lifestyle lift can be done under local alone. I perform all my facelifts under local alone.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: Often dark circles are due to shadow effect created by bags under the eyes. That can be corrected by surgical removal of the fat bags ( blepharoplast... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: After yeylid surgery, specially the lower lid surgery it is common to have pockets of fluid under the eyes. Keeping your head elevated , specially wh... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Depending on the cause for asymetry, various correction can be made to give you back the symetricak look.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes there is rsk: Collagen allergy is not uncommun and is detected with a skin test. Most surgeons at present use fillers like juvederm and radiess with better result ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: If it is a sty, there is some chance to reduce it with hot compresses. If it is a skin bump, it can be benign or cancerous. So that you don't take a... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Faster recovery: It is a facelift that can be performed under local anesthesia and has much faster recovery(3-4 days). Also risks associated with facelift is markedly... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
No: Most communly the stiching is a running type and so very easy to remove. Magority of patient are surprised as how painless it is. Some squimish pati... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
It can be done: The scar of chalazion is due to accumulation of fibrous tissue in the are of chalazion. You oculoplastic surgeon can inject small amount of firolitic... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Blepharoplasty under 19 years old can be performed for many reasons; heavy or drooping eyelid, asymetrical eyelids, baggy lower lids and even puffy up... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
No metastasis: Melanoma spreads quickly in the body and consequently has a high mortality. Therefor early diagnosis is essential. Basal cell does not spread into the... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Depend on cause: Drooping eyelid when tired can be due to heaviness of excess skin and fat which is the most commun cause and can be corrected with blepharoplasty. Can... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Be more precise: Please give more information about each question so we can answer properly each one. You can ask several separate questions.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Depend on cause: An oculoplastic surgeon or dermatologist can determine the cause of pigmented brown spots. Most often these are seborrheic keratosis or pigmented pap... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Lower cost: Generally combined surgery have a lower cost to patient. If the face lift is performed under local anesthesia or mild sedation, there is no increase ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
What do you need?: If you want to look younger and have excess skin on the eyelids removed, then you need an eyelid lift or blepharoplasty. If periferal vision obstruct... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Can be chalanging: When too much skin is removed during blepharoplsty, it can produce exposure problem in the eyes and dry eyes or excess tearing. In some case in can b... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Usually very safe: Blepharoplasty is performed under local anesthesia so in an office based surgical facility it can be performed very safely as long as the surgeon is c... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
No: Strabismus surgery corrects the position of your eyeball muscles. The eyelid muscle that produces droopiness is separate and can be corrected in a se... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Most high volume academic surgeons have some kind of retrospective study to evaluate different tecniques used in cosmetic surgery and ways to improve ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
No metastasis: Basal cell carcinoma does not spread systemically. It only spreads locally and damages adjacent tissues. Therefor is much less invasive than other t... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Exercise: Depending on the amount of sagging abdominal muscles and fat, abdominal crunches can tighten the the abdominal muscle and help the hanging belly. To ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Probably not: Facelifts and breast lift will impove the aging signs but it would be unrealistic to expect looking 30 again.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Blepharoplasty: People with bags under eyelids are genetically predisposed. These are fat pockets and are independent from your weight. When surgically removed they... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
2-3 days: A mini facelift or lifestyle lift has very little pain compare to a deep facelift. Some patients do not feel any pain after lifestyle lift.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
In some degree: Chemical peel can reduce the appearance of pits to some degree. For deeper pits a minor surgical intervention can be needed to with injection of fat ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Temporary: After eyelid surgery like any surgeries, you can have some amount of blood sippage in surounding tissues. On the sclera ( white part of the eyeball) ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
No: I assume that you mean laser refractive surgery and that should not result in drooping of eyelids. If you mean laser resurfacing to lower lids, then ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Blepharoplasty should not but in some cases can create misshapen eyes. This is not a desired effect and can usually be corrected with adjustment. Bl... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: There are two types of "lazy eyelid"; congenital and acquired. Although they are corrected with different methods, both are correctable. You should ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends on surgery: Depending what kind of cosmetic surgery. Eyelid surgery should not be painful at all. Face lift has very little to no pain. Other surgeries are out... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
5 to 10 days: In general within 5 to 7 days most of the swelling is gone but some bruises may persist longer. Makeup can help to cover the bruise. The post operat... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
No: Eyelid surgery can be done with traditional knife, laser or radiofrequency. The technique used by your surgeon is more indicative of safety than the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: There are many different surgeries to change the shape of the eyes. An oculo-facial surgeon is the best suited to perform this surgery.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Oculoplastic surgery: Eyelid surgery is an art so depending on your surgeons ability many eyelid asymetries can be corrected. Usually these surgeries are performed under l... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Not usually: Check with your cardiologist first. Depending on the type of cosmetic surgery a patient with mvp has different risks. If any part of the surgery is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Different causes: Botox produces paralysis in any muscle injected. Beside the direct effect on the upper eyelid muscle that can produce a temporary droop, in many cases... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Can be: If the drooping eyelid is interfering with your periferal vision to a significant amount that is determined by a test called "visual field test", then... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
See an eye doctor: Tjhe eye strain needs to be properly diagnosed. If it is due to drooping eyelids, the solution is an eyelid lifting surgery. If the strain is due to... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Astigmatism changes: The weight of the excess skin can produce some changes in the astigmatism of the eye. After blepharoplasty, numerous times , I have seen changes in a... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Would be wise: Although blepharoplasty is a cosmetic procedure it can affect the function of the eyelids as to tear handeling and tear distribution on the eyeball. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Oculoplastic surgeon: Oculoplastic surgeons are specialised in eyelid surgery therefore all aspect of your eye and eyelid conditions are considered prior and during the ble... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes, but should not: Blepharoplasty can change the shape of the eye if it is not done properly. Now in cases that the upper eyelids are drooping or the lower eyelids are l... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Depending on the cause, almost all drooping eyelid can be fixed. The most commun cause is excess skin, next is stretched or detached levator muscle an... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hormozi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hormozi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Universte' Libre de Bruxelle
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

MARYLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL

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