2013 : Set up a Mohs Micrographic Service at Queens Hospital, Romford, to ensure her NHS patients had local access to a NICE recommended treatment for eyelid skin cancer

2012 : Sabrina received a Clinical Excellence Award by her NHS Trust for her contributions in improving patient care.

2010 : Sabrina received an accolade by her peers, winning best oral presentation at BOPSS, for a scientific paper describing her innovative technique of restorative eyelid lowering surgery for thyroid eye disease.


Mrs. Sabrina Shah-Desai is an expert Oculoplastic Surgeon specializing in the management of eyelid malposition’s (congenital or secondary to aging & trauma), eyelid and facial lumps and high risk skin cancers, watery eyes & tear duct surgery, thyroid eye disease, restorative eyelid surgery post facial palsy, blind eye removal & rehabilitative eye socket surgery to include orbital implants & fat grafts. She offers advanced treatments for dry eyes & blepharitis and for facial dystonia’s (hemifacial spasm & blepharospasm).

Sabrina is one of the well known cosmetic Oculoplastic surgeons offering eyelid lifts (blepharoplasty & brow lift), scar less droopy eyelid correction (ptosis) & revision cosmetic eyelid surgery.

She is highly experienced in non surgical aesthetic facial rejuvenating treatments with Botox & Dermal fillers which includes liquid face lifts.

Her NHS practice was based at BHR Hospitals NHS Trust (Queen’s Hospital) where she headed the division of oculoplastic surgery and offered a comprehensive eyelid & lacrimal service for children & adults from 2010 to 2015.

She is a keen educator and started the Oculo-Facial Aesthetic Academy, which runs dermal filler cadaver training courses for surgeons, dentists and aesthetic nurses.

She is frequently invited to lecture at national & international meetings and regularly publishes in peer reviewed medical journals & textbooks.


Sabrina undertook fellowship training in Cornea & Oculoplastics at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead (’96-‘97), Oculoplastics at Salisbury & Southampton Eye Units (‘98) and in Eyelid & Facial Aesthetic Surgery in the Craniofacial unit at The Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (2009).

She has undertaken Oculoplastic fellowship training at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital (2000-2001) & subsequently worked in their prestigious Adnexal unit for a period of 7 years, where she trained budding oculoplastic surgeons