Victims of facial trauma count on the experienced hands of NuHealth’s oculoplastic surgeons. Our team is frequently brought in on emergency cases arriving at Nassau University Medical Center’s Level I Trauma Center, repairing orbital fractures and other structures of the outer eye. In addition, they perform non-emergent procedures to repair malformed or disease affected ocular structures. Problems addressed include:

  • Tear Duct Malfunction
  • Eyelid Deformities
  • Eye Removal
  • Orbital (Eye Socket) Reconstruction


Dr. Carson Schell is a board-certified ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained in Oculoplastic and Orbital surgery.  He completed his residency and internship at Nassau University Medical the level 1 trauma center in Nassau County. During his last year of ophthalmology residency, he was selected to be the Chief Resident, being a leader and liaison between the department faculty and the residents. Subsequently, he was selected for a fellowship in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery at University of Calgary, one of the premier eye centers in the world. This subspecialty combines orbital and periocular surgery with facial plastic surgery, and includes aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, orbit, eyelid, and lacrimal system. Dr. Schell evaluates, diagnose and treat conditions involving the eyelids, brows, midface, orbits, lacrimal systems and surrounding and supporting structures of the face and neck. Dr. Schell has been in practice between 6-10 years.