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 trains on fresh cadaver surgical training wet lab (basic and advanced oculoplastic procedures) and runs an aesthetic training course on “Filler injection techniques and Management of Dermal Filler Complications”.

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