Awards and Honors
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.
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 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 and children, family and friends, traveling, playing and watching sports and watching movies.
Publications (PubMed search)
Sokol JA, Foulks G, Haider A, Nunery WR. Ocular Surface Effects of Ophthalmic Graves’ Disease. Ocul Surf. 2010 January; 8(1): 29-39.
Sokol JA. Diagnosis and Treatment of Ophthalmic Graves’ Disease.Refractive Eyecare. 2010 January; 14(1): 26-28.
Sokol JA, Thornton I, Nunery WR. Modified Frontalis Suspension Technique with Review of Large Series. Accepted OPRS June 2010.
Sokol JA, Lee HB, Clark J, Nunery WR. Pigmented Epithelioid Melanocytoid Tumor (PEMT) of the Ocular Adnexa: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Accepted JPOS September 2010.
Sokol JA, Landau L, Lauer SA. Rituximab Immunotherapy for Conjunctival Lymphoma: Clinicopathologic Correlation. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2009 July-Aug; 25 (4):157-158.
Sokol JA, Kazim M, Kelly K, Baron E, Lantos G. Adult Orbital Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis with Frontal Bone Involvement. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2009 March; 25 (2):157-158.
Sokol JA, Baron E, Kazim M. Orbital Compression Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2008 June; 24 (3):181-184.
Sokol JA. I matched, not for residency, but to save a life. Mt Sinai J Med. 2006 Mar; 73(2):573-4.
Sokol JA., Tammaro Y, Haji SA, Brodie S, Asbell PA. Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) and the Coupling Phenomenon. Eye Contact Lens. 2005 May; 31(3):111-6.
Asbell PA, Ucakhan OO, Sokol JA, Brodie SE, Epstein SP. Is Intra-Operative Topography Predictive of Post-Operative Topographical Changes Following Refractive Surgery? CLAO J 2000 Apr; 26(2): 97-101.
Asbell PA, Ucakhan OO, Sokol JA, Brodie SE. Characteristics of the Myopic Population Applying for Refractive Surgery. CLAO J 2000 Apr; 26(2): 102-105.