Frequently Asked Questions

What is oculoplastic surgery?

Oculofacial plastic surgery, also known as "ophthalmic plastic surgery," is an area of medicine that combines orbital, eyelid, lacrimal, and periorbital surgery with facial plastic surgery, including aesthetic (cosmetic) procedures. This includes areas of overlap between ophthalmology and plastic surgery, neurosurgery, neurology, ENT, and dermatology.

There are currently only about 400 such surgeons in the United States and Canada recognized with Fellowship in the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). This organization establishes training criteria for oculofacial plastic surgeons, accredits training programs, and recognizes the successful completion of training programs by fellows (the training level for physicians after completing a residency). ASOPRS is also the current physician credentialing agency for this specialty. The surgeons of Pacific Oculofacial Plastic Surgery have received training in ASOPRS accredited programs.

Who are our partners?

The Pacific Center for Oculofacial and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is pleased to offer surgical and inpatient services to our patients and consulting physicians at California Pacific Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, Eye Surgery Center of San Francisco, El Dorado Surgery Center, and Mills Peninsula Medical Center.

Are we accepting new patients?

Yes, both Dr. Seiff and Dr. Moscato are currently accepting new patients.

Can I view my bill and pay on-line?

We are pleased to offer our patients on-line access to review your account, manage bills, and update your profile.


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Do we take insurance?

Yes, we are contracted with many insurance companies. Please contact our offices for more information.