Dr. Matheson A. Harris, MD

Dr. Matheson A. Harris, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male | 40 years old

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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in Park City, UT |
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.
in Kanab, UT |
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 case. Highly competent occuloplastic surgeon that appears to love his work. He could also qualify as "Dr. McDreamy" lol!
in Salt Lake City, UT |
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.
Salt Lake City, UT |
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 with the result. I would recommend Dr. Harris and his staff highly.
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Dr. Harris' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Harris' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Ms Hershey Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Unc Hospitals Dept. Of Ophthalmology

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    West Virginia University Eye Institute Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Dixie State College

    Graduated in 1998

    Southern Utah University

    Graduated in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Decompression
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laceration Repair
  • Mini Fift
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Stitches
  • Tear Duct Surgery

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