Dr. Bobby Korn, MD - Specialist in Ophthalmology , La Jolla, CA

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Bobby S. Korn, MD, PhD, FACS

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Clinical Ophthalmology
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California, United States

Bobby S. Korn is a Professor of clinical ophthalmology and Professor of clinical plastic surgery at the University of California San Diego. He completed his undergraduate degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then attended the medical scientist training program (MD/PhD) at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School where he studied under 2 Nobel Laureates. He completed his ophthalmology residency, serving as the chief resident and completed fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and American College of Surgeons. His San Diego and La Jolla based practice is limited to oculoplastic surgery.

Dr. Korn has a wide range of clinical interests that span oculoplastic conditions including cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelid and face (blepharoplasty and ptosis repair), congenital ptosis, management of thyroid eye disease, eyelid, and orbital tumors and cancers, surgical management of intracranial hypertension (optic nerve sheath fenestration), disorders of the lacrimal outflow system, congenital birth defects, endoscopic forehead lifting, bulging or proptosis of eyes, reconstruction of eyelids post-cancer removal and after trauma or injury, orbital fractures, and skin rejuvenation with chemical peels, Botox, and dermal fillers. 


Representative Publications:

Thyroid-Related Orbitopathy, Restrictive Strabismus, Dermopathy, and Acropachy

Single Suture Mueller Muscle Conjunctival Resection (Ssmmcr): A Modified Technique for Ptosis Repair

Analysis of Spontaneous Eyelid Blink Dynamics Using a 240 Frames Per Second Smartphone Camera

Incidence of Diplopia After Division and Reattachment of the Inferior Oblique Muscle During Orbital Fracture Repair