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

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 today. 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 “Top Doctors”, and was acknowledged as one of the Global 100 Most Influential Aesthetic Practitioners of 2019 by the My Face My Body Awards.

About

Dr. Sabrina Shah-Desai

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 today. 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 “Top Doctors”, and was acknowledged as one of the Global 100 Most Influential Aesthetic Practitioners of 2019 by the My Face My Body Awards.

Per-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.

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 oculoplastic surgeon, Dr Sabrina offers restorative 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 also specialises in eye socket reconstruction with orbital implants and fat grafts and blind eye removal, as well as injections for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. 

As an ophthalmologist, Dr Sabrina offers advanced treatments for dry and inflamed eyes (blepharitis). She also specialises in cosmetic eyelid lift surgery (blepharoplasty), scar-less droopy eyelid correction (ptosis) and revision surgical and non-surgical treatments.

Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon

As an oculoplastic surgeon, Dr Sabrina offers restorative 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 also specialises in eye socket reconstruction with orbital implants and fat grafts and blind eye removal, as well as injections for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. 

As an ophthalmologist, Dr Sabrina offers advanced treatments for dry and inflamed eyes (blepharitis). She also specialises in cosmetic eyelid lift surgery (blepharoplasty), scar-less droopy eyelid correction (ptosis) and revision surgical and non-surgical treatments.

Safe Practice

Complications Expert

Passionate about education and patient safety, Dr Sabrina founded the Oculo-Facial Aesthetic Academy (OFAA) in 2016 to improve training standards in Aesthetic Medicine. She is exceptionally sought-after for her work in complications and Revision Surgery, and is frequently referred to by her peers. Her approach is unique: in combining the micro-precision of eye surgery with the technological innovations of non-surgical procedures, Dr Sabrina works 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 is a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Camerino, Italy, as well as a highly sought-after industry educator. Dr Sabrina is also an avid supporter of Akshaya Patra, a non-profit organisation in India, which provides necessary food and aid to children in education.

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

Mrs 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.

This included a fellowship in Cornea & Oculoplastics at The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, 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.

She undertook a secondment fellowship at the multidisciplinary craniofacial unit at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital followed; and a final fellowship at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital, where she specialised in plastic surgery techniques relating to the eye and its surrounding structures.