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Dr. Darab Hormozi

Plastic Surgery
Towson, MD
39 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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Excessive tearing: Lacrimation is an excess tearing. It can be due to excess production which is mainly caused by eye condition and sometime due to an irritation. It c... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Depends: If the ptosis is due to the excess skin of the upper lids the blepharoplasty can help to correct the drooping of the eyelid. If the ptosis is due to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Probably not: Facelifts and breast lift will impove the aging signs but it would be unrealistic to expect looking 30 again.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
What eye drop?: If by regular eye drop, you mean artificial tears, then yes you can use these lubricating drops at least 5 to 10 minutes after maxidex (dexamethasone)... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
$500-$600: The price of the first syringe injected is about $500 to $600. If you need more than one syringe, usually there is a discount for the second and thi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
A balanced lip: Men like natural looking lips with the proper balance between upper and lower lips. An overly fat upper lip is unatractive and fake looking. Upper l... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Should not: Blepharoplasty involves the eyelid skin and some fat removal may be eyebrow relocation. It does not affect the inside of the eyeball therefor bleedin... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Oculoplastic surgeon: There is a speciality in in ophthalmology called oculoplastic surgery. These are specialists in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Partially: As you mention, dark circles are due to the thin skin and appearance of the blood vessels but the thin skin itself has a tendency to wrinkle more due ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Lack of lubrication: Your tears act like the oil in the engine. They lubricate the surface of the eye with t= a combination of water, oil and protein. The proper balance ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
The pathology report: When a basal cell is removed and sent to pathologist for evaluation of the margins. If the margins were clear , that means the basal cell was removed... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Many causes: Conciderring your young age, the droop of the lower eyelid could be related to a systemic problem like thyroid dysfunction or a genetic disposition. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Rewarding: Eyelid surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia. It is not a painful surgery and the recovery is mostly limited to the bruising and discol... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Talent: Plastic surgery is an art in surgery. Although training and qualification is extremely important, with the best training, if the surgeon does not have... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Like a sun burn: Nd yag laser is used to resurface the skin therefore after the treatment, the skin has a burning sensation for 2-3 hours and subsides. Ice cold compr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Need examination: Concidering your age, you need to see your ophthalmologist for an examination. It can be cause by simple swelling, stretching of the muscle or more s... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
6 to 12 months: Depending on the location and the amount injected, juvederm can last from 6 to 12 months. The more active the underlying muscles, the faster it gets ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Basal cell carcinoma can appear on any part of the body. It is mostly related to sun exposure and skin damaged by the sun. Face, hands, legs and fee... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Bags under the eyes are pockets of fat moving forward due to loss of elasticity in the skin and fibrous tissue under the skin. As we get older this l... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Surgery can help : Graves disease, creates several effect on eyes; retracts the eyelids and can push the eyeball forward. Eyelid surgery can reduce retraction and raise... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Fat injections: Using various fillers such as radiesse, (dermal fillers) juvederm or own patient stem cell fat, one can creat a filling of the face and produce in som... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Asian eyes have often very narrow opening therefor the field of vision and amount of light is limited. Blepharoplasty can improve both conditions wit... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
No: Acupucture does not produce a facelift.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Usually local: Eyelid surgery can be performed under strict local anesthesia. General anesthesia is usually reserved for children and mentally handicap patient due ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Not much pain: Eyelid surgery should not be painful during the surgery or during the recovery. The surgery can be performed under strict local anesthesia with very ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Unnecessary: Blepharoplsty can be performed under general anesthesia but it is unnecessary. It can be performed very safely under strict local anesthesia without ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Depends: Depends as what you call "droop". If there is sagging and folding skin on your upper lids then blepharoplasty is the solution. Sometime the drooping... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Not familial: In general, basal cell carcinoma is not a genetically transmitted. It is mostly due to excessive sun exposure of the skin and cancerous transformatio... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Surgery: Bags under eyes are due to genetic disposition for the fat around the eye to slip forward and create bags. For large bags, surgery is the only soluti... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Universte' Libre de Bruxelle
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

MARYLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL

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