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Dr. John Park

Plastic Surgery
Irvine, CA
21 years experience male

Locations

Signature Plastics Surgery & Aesthetics

IRVINE, CA

Address

4605 Barranca Parkway, Suite 205, IRVINE, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(949) 387-1523

About

Bio

Dr. John Park is the only surgeon in the country who is double board certified ophthalmology and plastic surgery with sub-specialty fellowship training in oculoplastic surgery. He has trained at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Mayo Clinic, both ranked in the top three hospitals in the country by U.S. New & World Report. Dr. Park performs all types of reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery, specializing in eyelid surgery, facelifts, cheeklifts, browlifts, liposculpture, breast augmentation, and abdominoplasty as well as non-invasive procedures including facial fillers, and Botox.

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

22 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
It should not. : Having a lower face lift should have no impact on your glaucoma.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Graves' Orbitopathy: Graves' orbitopathy can occur before, after or at the same time as development of autoimmune hyperthyroidism. It's activity is unrelated to your thyro... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
That depends...: On how much it bothers you. It is important to be properly informed of the risks & benefits by your surgeon, so you can make an informed decision. Thi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
With surgery.: Droopy eyelid can mean either excess skin hanging over the upper eyelid (dermatochalasis) and/or sagging of the upper eyelid edge (blepharoptosis). De... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Nicotine and healing: Nicotine intake, whether via cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, gum, or patch, impairs wound healing significantly. Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor that ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Congenital ptosis: (1 of 3) i assume you mean congenital eyelid ptosis (CP) when you mention 'optic ptosis'. Although some congenital cases of CP have been mapped to ce... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
With surgery.: Droopy eyelid can mean either excess skin hanging over the upper eyelid (dermatochalasis) and/or sagging of the upper eyelid edge (blepharoptosis). De... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Depends.: 'droopy eyelid' is a lay term referring to dermatochalasis (excess skin hanging over the lid crease) or blepharoptosis (sagging of the lid edge). Derm... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Graves Orbitopathy: Some cells in your eye socket share antigens (portions of proteins that immune cells recognize) with thyroid cells. So when your immune system attacks... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Within 24 hrs.: With the appropriate antibiotics, you should see some improvement and pain relief within a day. However, it will take a week to two for most of the si... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Not really.: Removing a breast implant is not hard. The problem is that the breast tissue and skin has been stretched out from the implant. Removing it will cause ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
View eye sockets: Your doctor has ordered the orbital ct scan to evaluate the eyes, eye socket and its contents. You should ask your doctor why your child needs the ct ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
With surgery.: Droopy eyelid can mean either excess skin hanging over the upper eyelid (dermatochalasis) and/or sagging of the upper eyelid edge (blepharoptosis). De... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Not a great solution: Two muscles control upper lid height: levator palpebrae and müllers muscle. The müllers muscle is responsible for about 15% of the upper lid position.... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Congenital ptosis: Although some cases of congenital ptosis (CP) have been mapped to certain abnormal genes and display autosomal dominant genetics (50% chance of passin... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Nicotine and Graves': Nicotine in any form increases your risk of developing graves orbitopathy, which can cause (in increasing severity), dryness, redness, swollen eyelids... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Not typically. : Botox lasts ~3 months so you'll have to get re-treated if you desire. As a returning patient for botox, you should be responsible for just the Botox ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
With surgery.: Droopy eyelid can mean either excess skin hanging over the upper eyelid (dermatochalasis) and/or sagging of the upper eyelid edge (blepharoptosis). De... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Pregnancy = Change.: A woman's body normally retains more water during pregnancy. Edema accumulates around the legs and eyes; the legs b/c they are lowest part of the body... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Not a problem.: Upper & lower eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) is very commonly done together. Dry eyes is not a contraindication for 4-lid blepharoplasty, provided the s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Several options...: Ptosis can be aponeurotic (weakening of muscle attachment to eyelid- most common), myogenic (congenital, myasthenia gravis, opmd), neurogenic (oculomo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Ptosis = a falling: Ptosis is a greek word that means 'a falling'. Without anatomic context, by itself the word means nothing. For example, blepharoptosis is sagging of ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Park is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Park is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

SANTA CLARA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL, THE

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE MED CENTER
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