Dr. David M. Mills, MD

Dr. David M. Mills, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 42 years old

As one of the few surgeons to be certified by both the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), Dr. David Mills' unique expertise distinguishes him as a premier surgeon. Dr. Mills is also one of the few (if not the only) oculofacial plastic surgeons in the area to have completed 2 years of accredited fellowship training in this field. Dr. David Mills originally pursued his undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts before pursuing his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Florida-Gainesville, Dr. Mills went on to Albany, New York to complete his fellowship in oculofacial plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery— accredited by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). He is also a fellow of theAmerican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), and the American College of Surgeons. More about Dr. Mills: Recognized nationally as one of "America's Top Ophthalmologists" Published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Presented at over 40-invited speaking opportunities. Reviewer of scholarly, scientific journals. Featured on the cover of the American Journal of Ophthalmology (AJO), Ophthalmology Times,and The New Ophthalmologist. Developed online training video program for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) on how to perform cosmetic lower eyelid surgery. Read more

Mills Eye and Facial Surgery
1300 Shoreline Dr Ste 104
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561 Get Directions
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David M. Mills, MD, FACS is a Facial Plastic Surgeon certified by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mills is a true specialist in understanding the delicate interface between the eyes and face.Read more

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Pensacola, FL |
He was incredibly rude and impatient with my child.
in Pensacola, FL |
He was very professional, courteous and thorough
in Crestview, FL |
Dr. Mills went into detail on why I should wait on my cataract surgery. He made sure that I understood everything he was explaining to me. That let me know he was concerned about me and my health and not just the dollar. Thank you Dr. Mills
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As one of the few surgeons to be certified by both the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), Dr. David Mills' unique expertise distinguishes him as a premier surgeon. Dr. Mills is also one of the few (if not the only) oculofacial plastic surgeons in the area to have completed 2 years of accredited fellowship training in this field.

Dr. David Mills originally pursued his undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts before pursuing his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Florida-Gainesville, Dr. Mills went on to Albany, New York to complete his fellowship in oculofacial plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery— accredited by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). He is also a fellow of theAmerican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), and the American College of Surgeons.

More about Dr. Mills:

  • Recognized nationally as one of "America's Top Ophthalmologists"
  • Published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.
  • Presented at over 40-invited speaking opportunities.
  • Reviewer of scholarly, scientific journals.
  • Featured on the cover of the American Journal of Ophthalmology (AJO), Ophthalmology Times,and The New Ophthalmologist.
  • Developed online training video program for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) on how to perform cosmetic lower eyelid surgery.

Dr. Mills' Care Philosophy

David M. Mills, MD, FACS is a Facial Plastic Surgeon certified by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mills is a true specialist in understanding the delicate interface between the eyes and face.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Oakwood Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    University Fl

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Albany Mc

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Wheaton College

    Graduated in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthotomy
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chemodenervation
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Decompression
  • Dermabrasion
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Full Face Lift
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Liposuction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Tear Duct Surgery