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John Pak, M.D., Ph.D.

Email: eyeplastics@wheatoneye.com

Chicago and Western Suburban Eyelid Plastic Surgery

John Pak, M.D. specializes in all areas of oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Pak is one of the few surgical specialists in the fields of ophthalmology and plastic surgery who focuses on eyelids, eyebrows, and periorbital areas. He has expertise in ptosis repair, cosmetic blepharoplasty (removal of excess, aged eyelid tissue from upper and/or lower eyelids), and in reduction of facial wrinkles using Botox, Restylane, and collagen agents in men and women. In addition, he is specially trained in functional oculoplastic and reconstruction surgery, for conditions such as eyelid malposition, tearing, blepharospasm, eyelid tumor and orbital reconstruction.

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Education

Dr. Pak earned a B.A. degree from the University of California at San Diego and received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in the combined program at Boston University School of Medicine, concentrating in pathology and immunology. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Afterwards, he completed an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-sponsored fellowship in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery and Orbital Care

Dr. Pak has received numerous national research awards and honors and has been an invited teaching assistant, faculty instructor and lecturer at a number of institutions. He has been invited to teach surgical seminars where he has helped other physicians learn advanced techniques in cosmetic blepharoplasty and mid-face lifts. In addition, over the past 10 years, he has published original reports and chapters on oculoplastic surgery and reconstruction of the eyelids in leading medical journals.

Accreditation

Dr. Pak is a board certified ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology and certified by the American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Affiliations

Dr. Pak is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
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Chicago eyelid consultation locations

Dr. Pak sees patients by appointment at the following locations:

Eyelid and orbital surgery performed in west suburban locations

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