Stephen R. Klapper, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Trust your eyes to a surgeon specializing in advanced surgery of the eyelids and upper face.

Stephen R. Klapper, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a a board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery in central Indiana.


  • Adult and pediatric cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid and facial plastic surgery 
  • Tear duct surgery
  • Orbital disease
  • Thyroid eye disease 
  • Anophthalmic patient 
  • Facial Botox ® injections and Restylane ® , Perlane ® , Juvederm ® , and Radiesse ® cosmetic facial fold injections 


Dr. Klapper completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University earning a Phi Beta Kappa while in Bloomington, Indiana. He graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine with Honors and as a member of the AOA Honor Society. Dr. Klapper completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Baylor of College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he was selected to be Chief Resident. Dr. Klapper then went on to specialized fellowship training in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Ottawa Eye Institute in Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Klapper has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the author of several book chapters in the field of ophthalmic plastic surgery. He is a member of both the American and the European Societies of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as the esteemed American Eye Study Club. Dr. Klapper is a scientific reviewer for the Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (USA), EYE (UK), and Graefe's Archive of Clinical Experimental Ophthalmology (Germany).

Dr. Klapper is President of the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology, President-elect of the American Eye Study Club, member of the Practicing Ophthalmologists Advisory Committee for Education (POACE) in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, as well as an active member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and numerous other medical professional organizations.

Learn more about the surgeries & treatments provided by Dr. Klapper.

"I could tell you 'Thank you' a million times and it still would not be enough to repay you for what you did for us! We very much appreciate you for taking great care of our son."
— Beth —
"A quick note of thanks for all of your efforts on my behalf in regard to my eyebrow work. Your entire organization deserves an A+ from my experience."
— Walter —
"In a time of fear, chaos, and pain you have provided us with some much needed comfort and reassurance. We appreciate the opportunity to have become your patient."
— Kelly —
"I love the way I look after only 3 months and I have had amazed looks and interesting and positive comments from friends and family. Thank you so much for your wonderful care."
— Judy —
"Just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate all you've done for our family, especially our son. You are according to him, AWESOME!"
— Max's family —
"I've never had such a good time in surgery. I want to thank everyone who cared for me, but a very special thanks to Dr. Klapper."
— Linda —
"I just wanted to say thank you for my new eyes. I can't believe the difference that it has made. You were all so kind and I appreciate your patience. You are the best!"
— Vicki —
"You are so patient with all my many questions, and you deserve many plaudits for your warm and friendly 'bedside manner' and your ability to explain so well."
— Faye —

Dr. Klapper treats disorders, injuries, and other abnormalities of the eyelids, eyebrow, tear duct system, eye socket, and adjacent areas of the mid and upper face.

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