Dr Sabrina Shah Desai

Periorbital complications related to soft tissue filler

Sunday 20th November, 09:05


The periorbital area is challenging to treat, given its unforgiving anatomy and the risk of lymphatic compromise.

Malar edema and subsequent festoons/malar bags are a common early and delayed adverse event of under eye dermal fillers.

An overview of common & rare periorbital complications will be presented, with a brief overview of malar edema/bags management.

Mrs. Sabrina Shah-Desai, is a leading UK expert in surgical & technologically advanced cosmetic facial treatments, recognised by her peers and industry experts as a peri-orbital specialist with surgical, dermatological and aesthetic experience. 

She has pioneered a much sought-after tear trough filler treatment Eye-boost™ to naturally restore the delicate peri-orbital area and founded a highly effective and topical dark circle corrector eye serum & SPF.

Her special interest lies in 3-Dimensional aesthetic restoration of the eyes, face, and neck, using surgery, energy-based devices, fillers & toxin to create natural harmonious results, which she calls the Perfect 360 ™. 

Passionate about education and safe aesthetic treatments, she founded the Oculo-Facial Aesthetic Academy (OFAA) in 2016 to improve training standards in Aesthetic Medicine and runs Cadaveric Anatomy and Aesthetic Ultrasonography courses. 

 Mrs. Sabrina Shah-Desai is member of the British Oculo Plastic Surgery Society (BOPSS), The Royal College of Surgeons (Ed), The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Inter specialty member of British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), honorary member of The Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa (APRASSA) & South African Society of Dermatological Surgery (SASDS).