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Richard Palu, MD

92% Patient Satisfaction based on 50 ratings

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About Richard Palu:

Richard Palu, M.D. is an ophthalmic plastic surgeon and a specialist in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery around the eyes. Dr. Palu works closely with each patient to individualize their care to enhance or restore a natural and refreshed appearance.

Dr. Palu is Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in the Section of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at New York University Medical Center. In addition, he is an Attending Physician at The Valley Hospital and Hackensack University Medical Center, both in Bergen County, New Jersey. He is board certified in ophthalmology and fellowship trained in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Palu received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at New York University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident in his final year. He then completed a prestigious ASOPRS fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Harvard Medical School. He has taught ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at New York University School of Medicine and New York University Medical Center since 1989. He has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings on the subject of plastic surgery around the eyes.

His practice involves cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and eyebrows and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, eyebrows, the orbit, and the nasolacrimal system. In addition to his individual expertise in these areas, he routinely works in conjunction with dermatologists, otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, and plastic surgeons in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

His research interests include studies of eyelid and orbital anatomy as it applies to clinical and surgical care and the effects of periocular surgery on the baseline function of eye.

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Richard Palu, MD Reviews (14)

Eyelid Surgery

The procedure was for a biopsy, so resolving the issue meant it no longer had to be a concern. Information was clear, questions answered. Very professional.

Eyelid Surgery

The Surgeon was excellent, completely detailing the procedure and follow up.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

DR. Palu performed eyelid surgery on me 15 years ago and I knew I could trust him to give me the best advice on what if anything to do next. As he is both an ophthalmologist and a plastic surgeon, he inspires great confidence in him. I especially respected him for saying he did NOT recommend a brow lift.He gave me Botox injections into my forehead and around my eyebrows. I am very satisfied.. I will return to him for further help.

Mohs Surgery

Procedure was exactly as explained...

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Palu visited with me the day after surgery. He was thorough in answeringand anticipating questions. He is very available for after surgery visits. I can fully see. I had lost muscle control in my upper eye lids which resultedin eye strain and inability to fully function visually. The operation has opened my eyes and I am without the tiredness and strain.


Then results were all that I could have hoped for. This is the second time I have had an operation with Dr. Paul as the surgeon and both times the procedures were highly successful. I give him the highest recommendation.

Mohs Surgery

Doctor Palu described the surgery (the case scenarios) very well. I had 2 pre operations visits. He followed up with a phone call and 2 visits (nothing was wrong so I didn't need more but if I had needed more he would have been available).The only problem I had is for the 2 visits pre operations I had to wait over 1 hour each time...Otherwise great surgery!

Eyelid Surgery

The process was seamless. I was very pleased with my care from start to finish. Every person I came in contact with provided me with personalized care. Dr. Palu did an exceptional job, he’s an artist. The most important thing I can say however, is that I can see. What a gift!! I can see! I’m amazed at how bad my eyes were.

Eyelid Surgery

Dr is good and thorough.I️ feel that the results was good. I️ do have more scaring in one eye.

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Palu was excellent. His calm professionalism promoted patient confidence during every phase of the experience. The office staff was very responsive both before and after the surgery. My expected outcomes were achieved. I have referred several people to Dr. Palu following my experience.Thank you. [patient name]

Eyelid Surgery

I have no complaints everyone was wonderful and the results are great. Before surgery my eyes were bothering me all day long after surgery everything went back to normal no more issues.

Eyelid Surgery

Doctor Palu and his staff are excellent!!! Wonderful!!! Perfect!!! My lid repair has made my eye look normal. Thank you!! Doctor Palu

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Palu was wonderful!! Wouldn't go anywhere else.

Skin Cancer Removal

From the experience to the front desk And Dr Palu were friendly. Warm. And knowledgeable. For health being able to see, the potential of cancer and physical look