Dr. Michael Richard

Dr. Michael Richard

M.D.

Areas of Care:

  • Oculoplastics
  • Ophthalmology

Dr. Michael Richard is a board- certified ophthalmologist specializing in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Richard has over 10 years of experience focusing on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the upper and lower eyelids and face. Dr. Richard joins Clifton Eye Care from Duke Eye Center, one of the most prestigious eye centers in the country.

Dr. Richard has expertise in a broad range of medical and surgical conditions, including cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery, blepharospasm, orbital tumors, tear duct surgery, skin cancers, ocular surface cancer, thyroid eye disease, and orbital and facial trauma.

Dr. Richard is a highly skilled cosmetic surgeon who performs both surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures using lasers, injectable fillers, and neuromodulators. These include laser skin resurfacing, Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Voluma, Juvederm, Restylane, Sculptra, Kybella, Belotero, and Radiesse. Patients find Dr. Richard to be very humble, compassionate, competent, and caring, such that he has been honored to receive the “Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award” several times during his career.

Dr. Richard has expertise in a broad range of medical and surgical conditions, including cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery, blepharospasm, orbital tumors, tear duct surgery, skin cancers, ocular surface cancer, thyroid eye disease, and orbital and facial trauma.

  • 1991-1995 Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, BA Human Biology
  • 1997-2001 Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, MD, with Honors
  • 2001-2002 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Internship, Medicine
  • 2002-2005 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Residency, Ophthalmology
  • 2005-2006 Duke University, Durham, NC Fellowship, Oculoplastic Surgery

Practice Website: cliftoneyecare.com


Request An Appointment