Chase Lay, MD
Plastic surgery is a very personal experience. You want a surgeon with excellent technical skills refined through talent and experience, of course, but one who is also a confidant, someone with whom you feel comfortable sharing your goals and motivations.
Dr. Chase Lay is a rare facial plastic surgeon in metro San Jose who encompasses all of those traits.
Raised and educated in Texas, where he earned his medical degree at the University of Texas, Dr. Lay completed his residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Southern Illinois University. While there, he performed more than 1,000 functional, reconstructive, and cosmetic procedures on the face. As a facial plastic surgeon trained in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Dr. Lay understands the importance of maintaining proper form and function of the eyes, nose, and face when performing cosmetic or reconstructive surgery.
After leaving Illinois, Dr. Lay successfully completed an additional one-year AAFPRS accredited Facial Plastics Fellowship. Since 2010, Dr. Lay has performed more than 5,000 cosmetic and reconstructive procedures on the face and eyes with his primary focus being Asian Eyelid Surgery (sometimes referred to as Double Eyelid Surgery) and Asian Rhinoplasty.
Since arriving in San Jose, Dr. Lay has become an active community volunteer. He and his two sons are heavily involved in local youth sports leagues and charities. Additionally, he enjoys the arts and has been an active sponsor of film and the performing arts. Dr. Lay is a frequent speaker on the topics of Asian eyelid surgery, eyelid reconstruction, ptosis, and Asian rhinoplasty both locally and nationally. Chase Lay, MD also enjoys working with medical students and surgical residents.
Why Choose Dr. Lay
The cornerstone of Dr. Lay’s plastic surgery philosophy is to improve your appearance while maintaining a natural look. That’s been a guiding principle since early in his career, when he decided to focus on facial plastic surgery in general and specialize in Asian eye surgery. Men and women considering facial plastic surgery throughout the San Francisco Bay Area choose Dr. Lay.
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Asian Facial Plastics — Dr. Lay is one of the most experienced plastic surgeons performing Asian eyelid surgery throughout the Bay Area, San Jose, and California. He’s refined his surgical skills during trips to Vietnam and Thailand, and he’s been invited to speak on his technique at international meetings.
Oculoplastics — Any surgical procedure near the eye requires a skilled, delicate touch. Dr. Lay’s expertise in eyelid surgery goes well beyond cosmetic procedures and includes reconstruction after an injury or disease such as cancer, along with congenital issues.
Facial Rejuvenation — Dr. Lay refined his facial plastic surgery techniques and is experienced in significant Head & Neck cancer and trauma reconstructive surgeries. His training in both plastic surgery and oral surgery enables him to perform chin augmentations either using implants or by reshaping the bone itself.
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