Facial Plastic Surgery Austin | Eyelid & Facial Plastic Surgery Assoc.

Malena Amato MD FACS


Dr. Malena Amato’s commitment to surgical artistry is surpassed only by her compassionate, patient-first philosophy. Throughout her 20-year medical career, she has built on her family’s proud medical legacy by innovating and striving for excellence in the field of oculoplastic and facial surgery. As a board-certified surgeon with training from Stanford and Georgetown Universities and completion of an ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery) fellowship, she has perfected the use of minimally invasive endoscopic surgical techniques. This approach allows her to provide patients with a safe, comfortable experience and excellent outcomes.

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Choosing to focus on cosmetic facial procedures has allowed Dr. Amato to cultivate a refined multidisciplinary approach to managing the signs of aging and improve appearance. She specializes in endoscopic brow lift surgery, upper and lower blepharoplasty, facial fat transfer, and mid-facelift surgery, often used in combination with injectable and laser treatments.

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From skin resurfacing procedures like fractional CO2 laser and TCA Peels to anti-aging injectables, our clinic provides convenient, effective medical-grade skincare suitable for busy professionals and parents. Dr. Amato personally performs all treatments and is experienced in the use of Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®, and dermal fillers for the correction of wrinkles and facial hollows.


Dr. Amato is Austin’s internationally renowned reconstructive oculoplastic surgeon, having extensive experience performing post-Mohs surgery and reconstructive eyelid surgery, including revision blepharoplasty. She performs surgery to correct eyelids that have changed position due to scarring, aging, facial palsy, or congenital abnormalities in addition to lacrimal (tear duct), orbital and facial surgery.


I had a genetic hood over my eyes that has bothered me since I was a teen. Dr. Amato was very professional and listened to my wants in having the procedure done. She has great bedside manner, made me feel very heard, and was very clear in what result I wanted. It turned out better than I expected and I couldn't be happier. It was an overall exceptional experience. I…
I contemplated eyelid surgery for years. It was not until I had a consult with Dr. Amato, that I knew this was the one Doctor that I would trust to do the procedure. Her credentials are top notch, but it is her bedside manner that will get you through the ordeal.  Calm and confident is exactly what you want from a surgeon, and she is just that. I consulted with…
I am totally satisfied with Dr. Malena Amato. She did a great job and she made me feel at ease. From my first consultation with her to my post-op visit, I had a great experience. Since this was my first experience, I was very nervous going in. I would highly recommend her to all my friends and family. I will do any future procedures with her. She has great bedside…
I have visited multiple plastic surgeons in the Austin area for an issue I have had with my aging eyes. Dr. Amato has made a substantial improvement. My experiences with other doctors does not compare to Dr. Amato. Dr. Amato's office staff was very responsive and my appointments are very convenient. I find them all very down to earth versus many plastic surgeon offices. Ashley is very responsive & supportive.…

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