Dr. Sabrina Shah-Desai, MS, FRCS (Ed) Ophth.

Aesthetic Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon, Director Perfect Eyes Ltd, Founder Oculo-Facial Aesthetic Academy (OFAA) & CEO of Dr. Sabrina Limited.

Dr. Sabrina Shah-Desai, MS, FRCS

Aesthetic Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon, Director of Perfect Eyes Ltd. and Oculo-Facial Aesthetic Academy (OFAA)

About

Dr. Sabrina Shah-Desai,
MS, FRCS (Ed)

With over two decades of surgical and non-surgical experience, Dr Sabrina Shah-Desai is currently considered to be one of the safest, most experienced eye and face rejuvenation experts practising in UK. Her extensive training, in combination with her caring and empathetic nature, makes her a natural choice for patients seeking the very best in cosmetic treatment. For this reason, Dr Sabrina appears consistently in Tatler magazine as one of the UK’s “Best for Eyes” and Top Doctors” since 2019, and received the prestigious UK Aesthetic Award multiple times as “Highly Commended Consultant Surgeon 2022, “Best Consultant Surgeon 2021” and for “Best Surgical Result 2021”

About

Dr. Sabrina Shah-Desai,
MS, FRCS (Ed)

With over two decades of surgical and non-surgical experience, Dr Sabrina Shah-Desai is currently considered to be one of the safest, most experienced eye and face rejuvenation experts practising in UK. Her extensive training, in combination with her caring and empathetic nature, makes her a natural choice for patients seeking the very best in cosmetic treatment. For this reason, Dr Sabrina appears consistently in Tatler magazine as one of the UK’s “Best for Eyes” and Top Doctors” since 2019, and received the prestigious UK Aesthetic Award multiple times as “Highly Commended Consultant Surgeon 2022, “Best Consultant Surgeon 2021” and for “Best Surgical Result 2021”

Per-Orbital Specialist

International Recognition

As one of the UK’s leading oculoplastic surgeons, Dr Sabrina Shah-Desai is a pioneer in the world of aesthetics and was acknowledged as one of the Global 100 Most Influential Aesthetic Practitioners of 2019 by the My Face My Body Awards. With over 24 years of clinical experience, she is recognised as a global authority in peri-orbital surgery and aesthetic eye-face rejuvenation, and travels around the world to train doctors in surgical and non-surgical techniques, such as Eyelid Surgery, Tear Trough Filler, Endolift & Morpheus8 for festoons. She is founder of the Dr Sabrina Dark Circle Corrector system a unique topical eye care system for dark circles, is an international trainer for Teoxane and a key opinion leader in field of aesthetic medicine.

Dr Sabrina’s philosophy is that treatment should celebrate a patient’s individual beauty, regardless of their age. Her holistic, 360-degree approach takes into account their facial anatomy and aesthetic goals – but it also draws on her intuitive “third eye”.

This unique harmonious approach, which Dr Sabrina refers to as the Perfect 360™, enables her to visualise the most optimal course of treatment – combining the micro-precision of eyelid surgery with the technological innovation of non-surgical injectables and energy-based devices to deliver outstanding bespoke result.

Peri-Orbital Specialist

International Recognition

As one of the UK’s leading ophthalmic plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgeons, Dr Sabrina Shah-Desai is a pioneer in the world of aesthetics. With over 20 years of clinical experience, she is recognised as a global authority in peri-orbital surgery and aesthetic eye-face rejuvenation, and travels around the world to train doctors in surgical and non-surgical techniques, such as Festoon Surgery, Tear Trough Filler and Morpheus8. She is also a brand ambassador for Teoxane, Sinclair Pharma & Inmode.

Dr Sabrina’s philosophy is that treatment should celebrate a patient’s individual beauty, regardless of their age. Her holistic, 360-degree approach takes into account their facial anatomy and aesthetic goals – but it also draws on her intuitive “third eye”.

This harmonious approach, which Dr Sabrina refers to as the Perfect 360™, enables her to visualise the most optimal course of treatment – and deliver an outstanding result.

Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon

As an aesthetic oculoplastic surgeon, Dr Sabrina offers restorative and rejuvenating eyelid surgery for common eyelid mal-positions like ptosis, ectropion, entropion, thyroid eyelid retraction, facial palsy, dry and watery eyes, eyelid lumps and eyelid cancer. She specialises in cosmetic eyelid lift surgery (blepharoplasty), scar-less droopy eyelid correction (ptosis) and revision eyelid surgical procedures. She applies her extensive facial anatomy knowledge and highly skilled approach to deliver advanced non-surgical treatments, not only to rebuild a patient’s aesthetic appearance – but also their identity and self-esteem.

Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon

As an aesthetic oculoplastic surgeon, Dr Sabrina offers restorative and rejuvenating eyelid surgery for common eyelid mal-positions like ptosis, ectropion, entropion, thyroid eyelid retraction, facial palsy, dry and watery eyes, eyelid lumps and eyelid cancer. She specialises in cosmetic eyelid lift surgery (blepharoplasty), scar-less droopy eyelid correction (ptosis) and revision eyelid surgical procedures. She applies her extensive facial anatomy knowledge and highly skilled approach to deliver advanced non-surgical treatments, not only to rebuild a patient’s aesthetic appearance – but also their identity and self-esteem.

Safe Practice

Complications Expert

As an aesthetic oculoplastic surgeon, Dr Sabrina offers restorative and rejuvenating eyelid surgery for common eyelid mal-positions like ptosis, ectropion, entropion, thyroid eyelid retraction, facial palsy, dry and watery eyes, eyelid lumps and eyelid cancer. She specialises in cosmetic eyelid lift surgery (blepharoplasty), scar-less droopy eyelid correction (ptosis) and revision eyelid surgical procedures. She applies her extensive facial anatomy knowledge and highly skilled approach to deliver advanced non-surgical treatments, not only to rebuild a patient’s aesthetic appearance – but also their identity and self-esteem.

Accolades & Achievements

As the author of several medical book chapters and scientific papers, Dr Sabrina’s research is regularly published in peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks. She was a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Camerino, Italy (2019-2021).

She is a member of the British Oculo Plastic Surgery Society (BOPSS), The Royal College of Surgeons (Ed), The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Inter specialty member of British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), honorary member of The Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa (APRASSA) & South African Society of Dermatological Surgery (SASDS).

Aesthetic Awards

In 2021, Dr Sabrina won The InMode Award for Consultant Surgeon of the Year, while in 2019 her training company, OFAA, received The Sinclair Pharma Highly Commended Aesthetic Award for Best Independent Aesthetic Training Provider.

My Face My Body Awards

In 2019, Dr Sabrina was voted one of the Global 100 Most Influential Aesthetic Practitioners, and also received a Highly Commended Award for Medical Aesthetic Practitioner.

Safety in Beauty Awards

In 2019, Dr Sabrina’s training company, OFAA, won Best Independent Training Provider at the Safety in Beauty Diamond Awards. In 2018, she was nominated as Medical Aesthetic Practitioner of the Year, and in 2016 received the Highly Commended Surgeon of the Year Diamond Award.

Eyelid Cancer Treatment

In 2013, Dr Sabrina Set up a local MOHS Micrographic Cancer Service in Essex, to ensure NHS patients had local access to NICE recommended treatment for eyelid skin cancers.

Clinical Excellence Award

In 2012, Dr Sabrina received a Clinical Excellence Award by her NHS Trust for her contributions to improving patient care.

Surgical Peer Accolade

In 2010, Dr Sabrina won the Best Oral Presentation at BOPSS (British Oculoplastic Surgery Society) for a scientific paper describing her innovative technique of restorative eyelid lowering surgery for thyroid eye disease.

Training

Global Training and Experience

Dr. Sabrina Shah-Desai undertook her training at the prestigious Sir JJ Group of Hospitals at Bombay University, graduating in 1994, before travelling to the UK to complete four sub-speciality fellowships.

Fellowship in Cornea & Oculoplastics at The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead (1996-1997), where she developed extensive expertise in managing periocular trauma, chemical burns and ocular surface disease; and a joint oculoplastic fellowship at Salisbury & Southampton Eye Units (1998).

She undertook an Adnexal fellowship at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital (2000-2001) and a final secondment fellowship at the multidisciplinary craniofacial unit at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (2009) where she specialised in plastic surgery techniques relating to the eye and the face.