Joseph Shovlin, M.D.
Ophthalmologist, Cataract, Oculofacial Reconstructive & Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon
Joseph Shovlin, M.D. is an Ophthalmologist, Cataract, Oculofacial Reconstructive & Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon at Outlook Eyecare in Monroe & Princeton, NJ. Dr. Shovlin received his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He then completed a residency in Ophthalmology at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical College followed by a fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.
In addition to caring for patients regular eye health and vision needs, Dr. Shovlin provides specializes in routine as well as complex cataract surgery with the use of advanced intraocular lens implants (IOL), including toric lens implants to correct astigmatism and multifocal lenses to help cataract surgery patients reduce their dependence on eyeglasses, bifocals or reading glasses after cataract surgery. Dr. Shovlin specializes in blepharoplasty “eyelifts” or cosmetic eyelid surgery for baggy, puffy eyelids as well as cheek, midface, brow and forehead surgery to lift troublesome areas. He has special expertise in eyelid surgery to correct ptosis or “droopy” eyelids, minimally invasive tear duct surgery and repair of eyelids that unnaturally turn inward or outward as well as eyelid and orbital reconstruction after trauma or ocular tumor surgery.
Dr. Shovlin is dedicated to helping patients look their best with techniques of facial rejuvenation for men and women using non-surgical treatments & injections to minimize or eliminate the effects of aging. These include treatment for dark circles, eyelid bags, creases, folds, fine lines and wrinkles. His approach for women is to restore their natural, refreshed, youthful appearance by gently tightening, volumizing and lifting the delicate eye, facial features and chin. For men, Dr. Shovlin strives to maintain an energetic, masculine but softened ruggedness.
Dr. Shovlin on his decision to become an ophthalmologist, cosmetic & reconstructive facial & eye plastic surgeon, “My experience as a young medical student demonstrated the innovative and high-tech nature of ophthalmology. I haven’t for one moment second-guessed my choice to dedicate myself to ophthalmology.”
Dr. Shovlin is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).