Katrinka L. Heher, MD - Cosmetic Surgeon near Boston
Katrinka L. Heher, MD joined SkinCare Physicians in the fall of 2003. An oculoplastic cosmetic surgeon in the Boston area, Dr. Heher is Director of the Eye Plastics and Orbit Service and Director of the Center for Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Surgery at the Tufts - New England Medical Center. The Oculoplastics and Orbital service practice treats conditions concerning the eyelids, the tear drainage system, and orbit while the Aesthetic Center focuses on advances in cosmetic surgery including upper and lower lid blepharoplasty, and forehead and mid-face lifts. Dr. Heher also serves as the head preceptor of the Oculoplastics Fellowship at the New England Eye Center and is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Heher received an A.B. degree from Harvard University and M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and then went on to the University of Pennsylvania for a two-year fellowship in oculoplastic surgery. She joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where she had clinical practices at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Scheie Eye Institute, and the Center for Human Appearance. Dr. Heher joined the Ophthalmology Department of Tufts – New England Medical Center in 1998.
Dr. Heher has published numerous papers and chapters on a breadth of subjects within the field of oculoplastic surgery. She recently served as the oculoplastics section editor for Current Opinions in Ophthalmology. She is an active member of the Educational Committee of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. While she is trained to perform a variety of surgeries, she has particular expertise in surgery involving the eyelids and surrounding areas. Her main focus is on cosmetic procedures such as brow and eyelid lifts to address drooping, and blepharoplasties to address both bags and puffiness of the eyelids.
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