New York Oculoplastic Surgeon
1305 York Avenue, 11th and 12th Floor
New York, New York 10021 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology


American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Lelli has hospital affiliations at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
    Medical: MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2002
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan
    Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Medical Center, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center

Treatments offered at Weill Cornell Medical College

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Ectropian Surgery With Tarsal Strip Procedure Not Working 3 Weeks Post-Op

It is hard to know what you mean by "not working" but it is very early from the date of your surgery and a lateral tarsal strip procedure is... READ MORE

Is 7 Days Too Early to Remove Stitches for Upper Blepharoplasty?

Suture removal after eyelid surgery can take place as early as three days after surgery. There is not a correct time to remove sutures as patients... READ MORE

I'm 24 years old and suffer from under-eye puffiness. Candidate For Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty or Restylane Filler?

These are nice photos and while you are younger than most who consider lower eyelid rejuvination, I would opt for conservative transconjunctival fat... READ MORE

Could I Have Mild Bilateral Ptosis? My Eyes Were Once Bigger

Hi Sarah, Your eyelids do look a bit lower than normal. The distance from the light reflex in your photo (particularly the middle photo) and your... READ MORE

Asymmetry and Droopy Lower Lids After Blepharoplasty - Revision Options?

Hello, This 'bowing' of the lower eyelids can been seen after lower eyelid blepharoplasty. Depending on how much scarring is located in the... READ MORE

Can Reconstructive Surgery Make my Distorted Upper Eyelid Look Better?

In most cases, there are options for improving the cosmesis and functionality of the eyelids after trauma. It's impossible to better direct you... READ MORE

What is the Healing Time for Endoscopic Brow Ptosis Repair and Blepharoplasty?

You should plan on one week with significant bruising and swelling and some discomfort. Based on your job description, you probably could go back to... READ MORE

Will Botox Take Care of Glabellar Lines with Thin Skin?

Botox is the best treatment for glabellar lines and you can expect to see improvement in your lines after injection. Since the lines are somewhat... READ MORE

Had Botox Injections for Forehead and Under Eyebrow, Why am I More Droopy then Before?

It is common to inject Botox as a chemical brow lift. The goal is to weaken the brow depressors (muscles that pull your brow down). This injection... READ MORE

Recommendation for Blepharoplasty? (Photos)

If you prefer the more open appearance of the second photograph, then you should see an oculoplastic surgeon in your area. Ptosis surgery alone... READ MORE

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