Srinivas Iyengar, MD FACS
Dr. Iyengar was in Chicago this past weekend to meet with other nationally-recognized eyelid surgeons about a new medication for patients with thyroid eye disease. Thyroid eye disease can affect the eyes, eyelids, and the eye socket. The new drug will help many patients avoid surgery. Dr. Iyengar is working to bring this current treatment that was most recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine to San Diego.
Dr. Iyengar was an invited speaker at the International Academy of Ocularistry meeting in San Diego, CA.
ABC News covered Dr. Srinivas Iyengar’s work in Kumasi, Ghana with ORBIS International. With over a decade of experience in international work, and recognized around the globe, Dr. Iyengar handles the most challenging eyelid surgery cases in San Diego and the surrounding areas.
Dr. Srinivas Iyengar will be in Kumasi, Ghana doing volunteer eyelid surgery with ORBIS International. ORBIS is a non-profit focused on preventable blindness in the developing world. A decade ago, Dr. Iyengar was one of the two American doctors on the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital, a DC-10 airplane with a fully functional operating room, and is returning as Volunteer Faculty to help train local doctors in the most current techniques for eyelid surgery. For more information, on Dr. Iyengar’s ORBIS Trip, please click here
Dr. Iyengar and his oculoplastic surgery colleague, Dr. Jeremiah Tao, were the keynote speakers for the San Diego Optometric Society in 2019. Dr. Iyengar presented his approach to evaluating droopy eyelids and his scarless upper eyelid surgery procedure.
Dr. Srinivas Iyengar will be lecturing at Pomerado Hospital to doctors and staff about eyelid surgery. As Palomar Medical Center’s expert on eyelid surgery, he will be discussing the most advanced techniques in blepharoplasty and eyelid reconstruction. For the past three years, Dr. Iyengar has given his time to help care for the most complex eyelid injuries in the Poway and Escondido area.