Oculoplastics and Orbital Diseases

The Vanderbilt Eye Institute is a leading destination for people who need plastic and reconstructive surgery around their eyes. This is known as oculoplastic surgery.  We offer the highest-quality care for diseases and abnormalities that affect the orbit, which is the bone and soft tissue around the eye. We also perform a variety of facial procedures to help you look — and see — your best. 

Conditions We Treat

We offer care for all conditions that may require plastic and reconstructive surgery around the eyes, including:

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    Dermatochalasis
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    Entropion
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    Orbital diseases
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    Orbital fractures
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    Proptosis (displacement of the eye)
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    Thyroid eye disease

Meet Your Care Team

Behin Barahimi
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Behin BarahimiMD

    Chalazion-Sty, Droopy Eye Lid, Lesion On Lid, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Surgery, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Swollen Eye Lid
Louise A. Mawn
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Louise A. MawnMD

    Droopy Eye Lid, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Surgery, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Plugged Tear Ducts, Swollen Eye Lid
Rachel K. Sobel
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Rachel K. SobelMD

    Droopy Eye Lid, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Plugged Tear Ducts, Swollen Eye Lid

Why Choose Oculoplastics and Orbital Diseases at Vanderbilt

  • Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure that you receive the best possible care.

  • Clinical trials

    As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial

  • Collaborative care

    Our doctors work closely with nurse practitioners and skilled nurses to ensure that you receive the highest quality of care before, during and after your surgery.

  • Knowledge and experience

    Our doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating orbital disease and related disorders. Our depth of experience translates into expert, comprehensive care for you.

  • Advanced techniques and technology

    Our team is known for its pioneering work in developing new and better surgical techniques. A member of our surgical team even holds a patent for an advanced microsurgical technique for orbital endoscopy, which doesn’t require cuts to the outside of the face.

Location

2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232