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Paul Johnson, MD

Paul Johnson, MD
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Dr. Paul Johnson is a board-certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in cosmetic and reconstructive oculoplastic surgery. He performs facial rejuvenation procedures including upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty (eyelid lift/contouring), brow lifts, Botox injections, soft tissue fillers (Radiesse/Juvederm/Restylane), and chemical peels with meticulous attention to detail. Dr. Johnson is also skilled in reconstructive oculoplastics including ptosis repair, excision, and reconstruction of eyelid skin cancer, orbital decompression surgery, repair of orbital fractures, eye socket reconstruction, management of facial nerve paralysis (Bell’s palsy), blocked tear duct repair (dacryocystorhinostomy), ectropion and entropion repair, management of thyroid eye disease, enucleation and evisceration surgery, and the repair of orbital, eyelid, and tear duct trauma. He attended Johns Hopkins University and Jefferson Medical College. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the prestigious New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, and his oculoplastics fellowship at the top-rated Wills Eye Institute. He has authored multiple publications and has been actively involved in teaching future ophthalmologists at both New York Eye & Ear and Wills Eye Institute.
Treatment Options For Excessive Tearing (Including Surgery)
Do your eyes tear up all the time, to the point where it's annoying or even embarrassing? Excessive tearing in the medical world is known as epiphora. Chronic tearing can cause a social problem where you need to constantly have tissues on hand because tears are always running down your face. In this article, I'll review the main causes of...
Eyelid ptosis (droopy eyelid)
Are you interested in learning about droopy eyelids, otherwise known as eyelid ptosis? Truth be told, this condition can cause your upper eyelid to block the vision in one or both of your eyes. Unfortunately, this can create a problem when you try to read, drive, or watch TV. In this article, Dr. Paul Johnson talks all about eyelid ptosis, including causes, symptoms,...
Are you interested in learning about the difference between an ectropion and entropion? Truth be told, both are conditions that almost always affect the lower eyelids, but can at times affect the upper eyelids too. In this article, Dr. Paul Johnson highlights the difference between an ectropion and entropion, including causes, symptoms, and surgical repair. https://youtu.be/pBlJ3Izs0gc Ectropion vs entropion The difference between an...
Dermal fillers FAQ
If you’re interested in getting dermal fillers, I highly recommend doing your research before seeing a doctor. In this article, I’ll reviews exactly what you need to know about dermal fillers, including how they works and what to expect during treatment. What are dermal fillers? Dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, and Radiesse are substances that are used to restore volume...
Botox FAQ
If you're interested in getting Botox, I highly recommend doing your research before seeing a doctor. In this article, I'll reviews exactly what you need to know about Botox, including how it works and what to expect during treatment. What is Botox? Botox, along with Dysport and Xeomin, are neuromodulators that are used to relax the muscles of the face and...