Michael L. Glassman, MD, FACS, is a certified Oculoplastic Surgeon, with dual training and expertise in plastic surgery and ophthalmology. This makes Dr. Glassman uniquely qualified to safely perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery on and around the delicate eye area, having a wider range of advanced techniques than that of the general plastic surgeon. Dr. Glassman is a recognized expert in the specialized field of Oculoplastic Surgery, the only surgical subspecialty dedicated to plastic surgery of the eye and surrounding facial area. Known for his own trademark eyelid surgical procedures, meticulous technique and natural appearing results, Dr. Glassman is a highly sought after cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery specialist with a nationwide and international clientele.
Selected in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 as one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Glassman’s trademark procedures include cosmetic lower eyelid lifts with no visible scars, and upper eyelid lifts that may include an actual gentle elevation of the eyelid itself to create a more natural and open appearance to the eye. Dr. Glassman’s philosophy does not seek to radically change facial appearance, but rather to create a more natural, youthful look. As a certified Oculoplastic Surgeon, Dr. Glassman possesses the advanced training and experience to perform cosmetic surgery, cancer reconstructive surgery, eyelid revisional surgery, safely remove unwanted eyelid and facial lesions, provide state of the art care for eyelid and tear duct disorders, as well as perform Botox for non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
The recipient of numerous awards and honors, Dr. Glassman is a noted national and international guest speaker. An author of numerous scientific articles and papers, Dr. Glassman has extensive experience in this specialized surgical field including the latest advanced techniques in cosmetic, microsurgical and reconstructive surgery.
A former Olympic-class swimmer at the University of Florida, Dr. Glassman received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Florida. He served an Internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital and matriculated his ophthalmology residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit. He then was one of a select few in the nation to complete a two year fellowship in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City, widely considered to be one of the top institutions in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. A dedicated international medical volunteer and former Peace Corps physician, Dr. Glassman is board certified and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.