Dr. Matheson Harris

Ophthalmology
Salt Lake City, UT
15 years experience male

Locations

Office

Salt Lake City, UT

Address

4400 S 700 E, Suite 130, Salt Lake City, UT
Directions

Practice website

About

Bio

Dr. Matheson Harris is a board certified Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic 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) 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 and presented research at several national meetings. He is also an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Utah, providing oculoplastic care to the veterans at the Salt Lake VA Medical Center. Dr. Harris practices at the Salt Lake and St. George offices. You can email Dr. Harris directly at [email protected]

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Ophthalmology

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Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Find a good surgeon: Asian eyelid surgery should be done by someone with lots of experience. It creates a higher eyelid crease and sometimes removes some of the excess up ... Read More
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Eyelid surgery prep: If you are on blood thinners, stop these well before surgery, with approval from your doctor. The night before surgery, get good rest. If you'll have ... Read More
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Dr. Matheson Harris
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Market forces: Doctors set their prices based on what other doctors are charging and how busy they are or want to be. They also may charge more if they have a newer ... Read More

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Nov 11, 2014
Expert surgeon specializing in Ophthalmology and Oculoplastics. Highly recommend.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Harris is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Harris is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I do see large areas of darness only on the left eye top, and additionally some red thin veins that end in bloded dark spots. No OI here
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Thanks for your response and the link. It was helpful.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2005MD

Awards

Resident of the Year, UNC-Chapel Hill Dept. of Ophthalmology 2009

Affiliations

American society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Utah Ophthalmology Society
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