Long Island Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon

Schlessinger Eye & Face, the office of Dr. David Schlessinger, specializes in aesthetic eyelid surgery, facial rejuvenation, cosmetic & reconstructive surgery, corrective & revisional surgery of the eyes, ophthalmic plastic surgery and neuro-ophthalmology.

We care for both adult and pediatric patients, employing the most medically advanced techniques, procedures, and equipment to date – so that we may provide our patients with the latest and most effective medical and cosmetic treatments. Located in Woodbury, on Long Island’s ‘Gold Coast’, our state-of-the-art facility features a private ambulatory surgical suite and a MediSpa. Cosmetic & MediSpa consultations are always complimentary and we are pleased to offer early morning and evening appointments, to better accommodate our patient’s busy schedules.

Dr. David Schlessinger

Dr_Schlessinger_256x256David A. Schlessinger, M.D., F.A.A.C.S. is Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Schlessinger received his Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1988 and completed his Fellowship training at the University of Minnesota in Eyelid Plastic Surgery and Neuro-Ophthalmology. In addition to being the Director of his private practice, Dr. Schlessinger teaches Eyelid Plastic Surgery to Ophthalmology residents on Long Island and in New York City and in doing so, was given the “Outstanding Clinician of the Year” award by residents in the program.

Dr. Schlessinger is the director of Oculoplastic Surgery at Nassau University Medical Center. In addition to teaching the residents, he is called upon to see the most difficult and challenging eyelid surgery cases. He performs reconstructive surgery for both trauma and Cancer patients. Prior, Dr. Schlessinger was the Medical Director of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Hospital in Brooklyn.

A Fellow of the Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Schlessinger is a renowned surgeon in his field, having been listed among New York’s Top 100 Physicians for Oculoplastic Surgery in Castle Connelly’s prestigious “America’s Top Cosmetic Doctors”. As an Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Schlessinger is uniquely qualified to treat the delicate skin of the eyelid and face. Numerous respected local physicians entrust not only the care of their own patients to Dr. Schlessinger but also repeatedly send their family members, friends and themselves to Dr. Schlessinger’s good care. He also lectures extensively to other professionals in the area.

Dr. Schlessinger specializes in a variety of facial cosmetic procedures including but not limited to Blepharoplasty (removal of excess skin/bags around the sensitive eye area), Eyelid Reconstruction, Browlifts, Mid-Facelifts and Laser Skin Resurfacing. Non -surgical facial rejuvenation options include Botox, Restylane, Radiesse, Juvaderm and other replacement therapies. He also offers IPL Laser Treatments, E-Matrix, Chemical Peels and the latest in facial rejuvenation products and services.

We are so pleased that you have chosen our office for your medical and cosmetic care. Dr. Schlessinger prides himself on the personalized attention he gives to each and every patient. You can be assured that your health and well-being are our primary concern.

Thank you for choosing our office for your medical and cosmetic care. Dr. Schlessinger and his dedicated team of medical professionals is committed to giving you the personal and individualized care you need to keep you looking and feeling your very best. Be assured that at Schlessinger Eye & Face your health and well-being is our primary concern.


Office Hours

For your convenience we have an office in Woodbury. We have hours that are convenient to your schedule so please call us to schedule an appointment. We also offer a complimentary cosmetic consultation for all cosmetic procedures in our Nassau location.

Monday: 9am-7pm
Tuesday: 9am-6pm
Wednesday: 9am-5pm
Thursday: 8am-4pm
Friday: 9am-5pm

Dr. Schlessinger is a featured expert on RealSelf Q&A regarding Eyelid Surgery, and many other procedures.

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