Director, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery at KU Eye
Meet Dr. Sokol
Cosmetic Services Available
Reconstructive Services Available
Dr. Sokol's CV
Jason A. Sokol, MD
Director, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, Clinical Professor
University of Kansas Eye Center
Specialties: Oculofacial Plastics; Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery; Orbital Surgery
Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Fellow- American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
Born and raised in New York, Jason received a BA in History from Columbia University and a BA in Talmud (Jewish Law) from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York City. After graduating from Mount Sinai School of Medicine with distinction in research, he completed his ophthalmology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and where he received an award for academic achievement. Jason has recently finished a prestigious 2- year fellowship at the University of Louisville in Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. William R. Nunery. Jason has published numerous articles in peer-review journals and has presented at many national meetings. Outside of medicine, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife Eva Jenny, his daughters Ruby and Madeline, his son Samson, traveling, watching movies and playing and watching sports.
Care of problems related to the eyelids, tear ducts, orbits, and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and face.
There are many reasons to pursue surgical intervention of the face and eyes, such as: facial trauma, tumors, eyelid abnormalities, drooping eyelids, anophthalmic sockets, ophthalmic Graves' disease and other orbital issues.
A cosmetic procedure may be desired to enhance or restore a facial appearance.
These procedures may include blepharoplasty, brow lift, forehead lift, eyelid procedures or facelift.
Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery
Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery deals primarily with problems related to the eyelids, tear ducts, orbits, and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and face. There are many reasons to pursue surgical intervention of the face and eyes, such as: facial trauma, tumors, eyelid abnormalities, drooping eyelids, anophthalmic sockets, ophthalmic Graves' disease and other orbital issues. A cosmetic procedure may be desired to enhance or restore a facial appearance. These procedures may include blepharoplasty, brow lift, forehead lift, eyelid procedures or facelift. Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgeons are board certified ophthalmologists who have completed several years of additional, highly specialized training in plastic surgery.
Services: (Dr. Sokol treats both adults and children)
- Aesthetic surgery of the periorbital area including eyelids, brows, midface and lower face
- Botox and facial fillers
- Laser resurfacing
- Droopy eyelids (ptosis)
- Eyelid turning in or out (entropion or ectropion)
- Graves’s Disease (thyroid eye disease)
- Lid recession surgery (to lower the eyelids)
- Orbital decompression
- Orbital surgery
- Cancer of the tissue surrounding or behind the eye
- Excision of cancers
- Reconstruction after removal of cancer (MOHS defects)
- Reconstruction of the orbit and the area surrounding the eye after trauma
- Surgery of the tear drainage system
- Facial paralysis surgery
Location and Hours:
7400 State Line Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208
Orbital Disease Center
At KU Eye, Neuro-ophthalmologist and Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgeons work alongside one another to treat orbital diseases arising from infection, inflammation, cancer and trauma. Our team works closely with other specialties at KUMC such as neurosurgery, head and neck surgery, plastics surgery and radiology.
- Blepharospasm (Botox and Orbiculectomy)
- Ophthalmic Graves’ Disease (Thyroid Eye Disease)
- Decompression surgery (orbital bone removal)
- Orbital tumors
- Orbital-facial fractures
- Optic nerve sheath decompression
Current Studies Offered:
- Graves’ Disease
- Orbit Trauma
Oculofacial Aesthetic Center
As we age, a cosmetic procedure may be desired to enhance or restore a facial appearance. At KU Eye, our Oculofacial Plastic Surgeons are devoted to helping patients receive quality care and satisfaction. Procedures are performed in the office and at a surgical center. If you would like more information about cosmetic eyelid and facial surgery, or if you think you may be a candidate for cosmetic eyelid surgery, please contact our office.
- Facial fillers
- Chemical peels
- Laser re-surfacing
- Brow lift and neck lift
- Eyelid blepharoplasty
- Face lift
- Facial implants
- Mid-face lift
Location and Hours
7400 State Line Rd
Prairie Village, KS
For emergencies after hours and weekends: 913-588-6600
Office Hours Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
KU Medwest Ambulatory Center
7405 Renner Road
Shawnee, Kansas 66217
KU Medical Center Operating Rooms
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160