Dr. Matheson Harris, MD

Dr. Matheson Harris, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Matheson Harris, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

Harris Eyelid & Facial Plastic

4400 S 700 E # 130

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Harris performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Harris's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Harris' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Harris "Dr. Matheson Harris is a board certified Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic plastic (oculoplastic) surgeon, also specializing in functional and cosmetic oculoplastic and facial surgery. A native of Utah, he completed his undergraduate education first at Dixie College, then Southern Utah University. He went on to complete medical school at Penn State University, followed by an internship at the Milton S. Hershey Medical center and residency in Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He then completed a two-year ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) oculoplastic surgery fellowship at West Virginia University Eye Institute, with special training in orbital and lacrimal surgery, in addition to eyelid and facial reconstruction. He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Harris has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on oculoplastic topics and presented research at several national meetings. He is also an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Utah, providing oculoplastic training to the residents in ophthalmology. He is also involved in helping train oculoplastic surgery fellows with Dr. Richard Anderson. Dr. Harris formerly worked with the veterans at the Salt Lake VA Medical Center. Dr. Harris practices at his Salt Lake and St. George offices. Dr. Harris lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and 3 children. When away from the office, they enjoy many activities including skiing, cycling, camping, rock climbing and just being together. Dr. Harris enjoys woodworking, ski building, learning the guitar, and is a modern design aficionado."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harris "I strive to treat a patient the way I would expect to be treated if I were in their shoes. Communicating with the patient throughout the examination by explaining what I'm looking for and what I am finding helps them understand their condition. I think it helps build trust and confidence that we both have the same goal, and that is to bring you the best possible outcome. I want to know about my patient's lives, not just their immediate problem. This allows me to serve them in a way that is most meaningful to them, not just to my understanding. I want my patients to leave the office feeling they were listened to and that their biggest concerns were addressed. If I can do that, I've succeeded as your doctor."

2  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss


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28  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Decompression
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laceration Repair
  • Mini Fift
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Physical Examination
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Stitches
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dixie State College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Southern Utah University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Ms Hershey Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Unc Hospitals Dept. Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • West Virginia University Eye Institute Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends
133 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (133)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Harris' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

During my visit, Dr. Harris was thorough, timely, and generous with his time and recommendations for my personal eye care treatment plan. He is extremely knowledgeable about eyes and I would recommend him to anyone i know who would require any eye treatment. Excellent physician!!
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I had cosmetic eye surgery (upper lids and puffy underneath the eyes) by Dr. Harris. He answered all my questions before I scheduled surgery and at the post surgery office visits. I am extremely pleased with the results and recommend his services.
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Excellent communicator. Listens. Explains and speaks to you as if you were a friend, not above you. Not arrogant or dismissive. Staff is friendly and you feel welcome. Short wait at office, and if you present with a medical situation that is needing immediate attention, he will accommodate your...more
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I had the eyelid surgery from Dr. Harris. I would highly recommend the doctors services. I have been treated with the best before and after care. Office staff and explanation of what to expect was very thorough. I would recommend Dr. Harris to all needing this procedure.
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I found Dr. Harris to be a very caring and competent oculoplastic surgeon. The process of having him do blepharoplasty on my upper eyelids was comfortable from beginning to end. I knew what to expect beforehand, and what to expect afterwards. Everything was well explained, and I was very pleased...more
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