Natalie Homer, M.D.

Natalie Anne Homer, M.D.


Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery

Cosmetic Facial Surgery


  • Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Ophthalmology


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Cadillac Drive Facility

77 Cadillac Dr., Suites 101 & 120
Sacramento, CA 95825
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Clinic Phone: 916-734-6650
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Homer aims to provide comprehensive ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgical care to her patients. She also enjoys improving patient confidence and self-esteem through restorative cosmetic facial surgery. In addition to clinical care, Dr. Homer strives to educate and inspire young medical trainees as an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Ophthalmology.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Homer completed her ophthalmology residency at Harvard Medical School and subsequently received specialty training in plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures of the eyelids, orbit, nasolacrimal system and face. She completed an additional fellowship through the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, training in procedures including rhytidectomy (facelift), platysmaplasty (necklift), forehead/brow lift, blepharoplasty (upper and lower eyelid lift) and autologous fat transfer. Dr. Homer is involved in numerous research endeavors, lectures at national subspecialty conferences, and educates young trainees as an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Ophthalmology.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Homer has performed research in the areas of orbital oncology, orbital and facial trauma, periorbital infections, eyelid and facial reconstruction, facial nerve palsy, pediatric orbital and adnexal disorders, nasolacrimal surgery, thyroid eye disease, cosmetic and functional surgical outcomes, wound healing, and oculoplastic fellowship education.



Center/Program Affiliation

Eye Center


M.D., Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL 2014

B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2010

Internship: Transitional Year, St. Francis Hospital, Evanston IL 2014-2015


Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2015-2018


Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Accredited through the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery), TOC Eye and Face, Austin TX 2018-2020

Facial Cosmetic Surgery (Accredited through the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery), TOC Eye and Face, Austin TX 2019-2020

Board Certifications

American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery,

American Board of Ophthalmology,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

American Medical Association

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Honors and Awards

Top Ophthalmologist 2019, Texas Magazine, 2019

Recipient of 2019 Cosmetic Surgery Foundation research grant, 2018

Recipient of 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Best of Anterior Segment Society Meetings Award, 2016

Transitional Year Chief, St. Francis Hospital, 2015

Graduation with Distinction, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2014

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Induction, 2014

University of Michigan Medical School Surgery Student Leadership Weekend Scholarship, 2013

Society of Thoracic Surgeons Looking to the Future Medical Student Scholarship, 2013

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Summer Research Fellowship Award, 2011

Phi Beta Kappa Society Induction, 2010

Graduation with High Distinction, University of Michigan, 2010

Select Recent Publications

Homer N, Zhou S, Huggins A, Durairaj V, Nakra, T. Wound Dehiscence Following Upper Blepharoplasty: A Review of 2376 Cases. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2020 July. 

Homer N, Elwood K, Huggins A, Somogyi M, Nakra, T, Blaydon S. Consideration of Nasal Contour in Endoscopic Forehead Rejuvenation. Facial Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine. 2020 Jul 1. doi:10.1089/fpsam.2020.0142.

Homer N, Zhou S, Huggins A, Nakra T. Nuances of the Direct Brow Lift; Oculoplastic Surgeons’ Perspective. American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2020 June.

Homer N, Huggins A, Durairaj V. Benign Orbital Meningioma with Rare Osteolytic Behavior. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2020 May/Jun;36(3):e81.

Homer N, Hoesly P, Durairaj VD. Atypical presentation of an endocrine mucin-producing sweat gland carcinoma of the eyelid. Orbit. 2020 Mar 1:1-2.

Homer N, Nakra T, Wong R. Uncovered Undulations. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2019 Aug;137(10):1207-1208.

Homer N, Huggins A, Durairaj V. Contemporary Management of Orbital Blowout Fractures. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery. 2019 Aug;27(4):310-316.

Homer N, Glass L, Lee G, Lefebvre D, Sutula F, Freitag S, Yoon MK. Assessment of Infraorbital Hypesthesia Following Orbital Floor and Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fractures Utilizing a Novel Sensory Grading System. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2019 Jan/Feb;35(1)53-55.

Homer N, Jakobiec FA, Stagner A, Freitag SK, Fay AM, Yoon MK. Periocular breast carcinoma metastases. Correlation of clinical, radiologic and histopathologic features. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2017 Aug;45(6):606-612.

Homer N, Yoon M. Evaluation of ASOPRS program website content and quality. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2016 Dec 16. 2017 Nov/Dec;33(6):471-473.