Irvine Oculoplastic Surgeon
Gottschalk Medical Plaza, 1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, California 92697 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology


American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

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Dr. Tao has hospital affiliations at University of California, Irvine Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Duke University

    Medical: MD, USC
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, American Society of Ophthalmic
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) & Indiana University

Treatments offered at University of California, Irvine

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Lagopthalmos at Night, Inadequate Blinking 7 Months After Bleph

Eyelid gaping is one of the most important side effects of eyelid surgery. First, is to make sure the cornea stays healthy with lubrication, tape (as... READ MORE

When Will I Know if Eyelid Surgery Results Are Final?

5 weeks is still very early. As long as the eyes are comfortable, give it some time. The entire process can take 6-12 months. Athough not necessarily... READ MORE

10 years Ago my Top Left Eyelid Drooped.After 3 Surgeries Yrs. Later It`s the Same, What Else Can I Do? (photo)

Recurrent drooping of the eyelid (or eyelid ptosis) after a prior lift can be due to a variety of factors. Re-stretching of the muscle that opens the... READ MORE

Worried I Have a Cheek Implant Infection 25 Years Later.

Signs of infection include fever, redness, swelling, and sometimes discharge. Any implanted or injected material may be associated with infection,... READ MORE

How Often Do Asians Experience Unnatural Results After Asian Eyelid Surgery?

While there are a variety of reasons one may find Asian blepharoplasty results unnatural, a crease (or fold) that is too high is often the problem.... READ MORE

My Iris Turned Brown After Using Rapidlash. Is This Always Permanent?

Darkening of the iris colour is a well known side effect of both naturally occurring prostaglandins and prostaglandin analogues (PA). PAs are the... READ MORE

Can Surgery Help with Asymmetry of the Eyelid and Eye?

Astigmatism, unless very severe, usually does not alter eyelid shape. In some cases of keratoconus (a type of severe astigmatism), the warped cornea... READ MORE

How Long for a Repaired Severed Levator Muscle to Open the Eyelid?

In adults, it is appropriate to wait several months before worrying about lid position after trauma. In young children, one very important... READ MORE

Can I Fix my Asymmetrical Eyes?

What you have described is either hyperglobus (eyeball pushed up; e.g. from a tumor) or hypertropia (eye is not aligned vertically with the other one)... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take for Ectropion to Correct Itself After Eyelid Surgery?

Unless the ectropion is causing ocular surface damage, waiting is probably the best recommendation since the full healing can take 6-12 months. Even... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Tao

Jeremiah P. Tao, MD has shared 8 before and after pictures with 14 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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