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Geeta B. Been, M.D.

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Dr. Been is a board-certified ophthalmologist (eye physician) with specialty training in oculoplastic surgery. Her expertise is in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear drainage system and orbit. Prior to joining The Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Been was on staff at Loyola University and at the Veterans Affairs Hospitals, where she trained resident physicians in the field of oculoplastic surgery. She offers a wide variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries.

Cosmetic:

  1. Upper and lower eyelid lifts (blepharoplasty)
  2. Eyebrow and forehead lift
  3. Laser skin resurfacing
  4. Treatment of small facial veins
  5. Facial volumization
    1. Autologous fat transfer
    2. Juvederm® and Voluma®
  6. Botox®

Reconstructive:

  1. Ptosis (droopy eyelid) repair
  2. Upper eyelid lift (blepharoplasty)
  3. Ectropion repair
  4. Entropion repair
  5. Eyelid biopsies and Mohs skin cancer reconstructions
  6. Eyebrow direct lifts
  7. Botox® for blepharospasm/hemifacial spasm
  8. Surgery for tearing issues
    1. Includes Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  9. Orbital fracture repair
  10. Thyroid eyelid surgery

 

Education and Training

Fellowship

  • Center for Facial Appearances

Mentors: John McCann, MD, PhD, and Rick Anderson, MD

            Oculoplastics Fellowship, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Residency

  • The University of Chicago Hospitals, Pritzker School of Medicine

Ophthalmology Residency, Chicago, IL

 

Internship

  • St. Francis Hospital

Transitional Internship, Evanston, IL

 

Medical School

  • The University of Iowa, College of Medicine, M.D.

            Iowa City, IA

Distinction in Research

 

Pre-Medical Education

  • The University of Iowa, B.S.

            Iowa City, IA

High Academic Distinction

            Honors in the Field of Exercise Science

 

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Illinois Association of Ophthalmology

 

Hospital Appointments

  • Good Shepherd Hospital

Barrington, IL

 

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

 

Personal Background

  • Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, IA
  • Personal interests: Spending time with our kids; Cooking; Physical fitness

Details

  • Speciality: Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Availability: Monday-Wednesday