Dr. Natalie Homer

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

About Dr. Natalie Homer

Natalie Homer, MD, specializes in comprehensive ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, and in cosmetic facial plastic surgery.

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Homer completed her ophthalmology residency at Harvard Medical School and subsequently received specialty training in plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures of the eyelids, orbit, nasolacrimal system and face through an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)-accredited fellowship at TOC Eye and Face in Austin, TX. She completed an additional fellowship through the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, training in procedures including rhytidectomy (facelift), platysmaplasty (necklift), forehead/brow lift, blepharoplasty (upper and lower eyelid lift) and autologous fat transfer. She is board certified through the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Homer aims to improve her patients’ ocular health and functioning through oculoplastic surgical procedures and to improve patient confidence through restorative cosmetic surgery.

Research/Academic Interests:

Dr. Homer is involved in numerous research endeavors in the areas of orbital oncology, orbital and facial trauma, periorbital infections, eyelid and facial reconstruction, facial nerve palsy, pediatric orbital and adnexal disease, nasolacrimal surgery, thyroid eye disease, cosmetic and functional surgical outcomes, wound healing and oculoplastic fellowship education. She performed a study analyzing a novel combination treatment intervention to optimize wound healing in a mouse model at the University of Texas at Austin, with project nominated for the 2021 ASOPRS Quickert Thesis Award. She has presented her research at numerous national and international conferences. She serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports.

As an assistant professor of ophthalmology, Dr. Homer enjoys educating trainees in oculoplastic surgery. She was recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Surgical Teaching Award at UC Davis Eye Center. She also serves as an examiner for the ASOPRS Oral Board Examination.

Group Photo

(L to R): Carolyn Savage, MPA, PA-C, physician assistant; Clara Men, MD, clinical instructor of ophthalmology; Andrea Kossler, MD, FACS, associate professor of ophthalmology; and Natalie Homer, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology.

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Byers Eye Institute at Stanford
2452 Watson Court
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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