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The Author


BLEPHAROPLASTY 101 is the work of Dr. Frank Meronk, Jr., a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a fellowship-trained specialist in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Over the course of a thirty-two year Southern California practice devoted to cosmetic oculoplastic surgery, Dr. Meronk performed tens of thousands of first-time and revision blepharoplasty procedures on patients from throughout the United States and abroad.

In the last decade, his interests focused on newer methods of preserving and restoring rather than removing offending eyelid tissues ("tissue-sparing blepharoplasty") and the development of more advanced methods of treating severe post-blepharoplasty hollowness with particulate orbital fat grafting.


College: University of California, Santa Barbara

Medical School: The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Internship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance

Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle

Fellowship: Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson


Diplomate, Board of Medical Examiners, State of California

Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology


Elected Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Elected Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Elected Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Elected Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


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