Boston Oculoplastic Surgeon
185 Devonshire Street, Suite 350
Boston, Massachusetts 02110 US

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5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

FANASTIC EXPERIENCE!

Just this week, I took the plunge and got the blepharoplasty that I've been waiting for. Dr. Heher is top notch and I'm so happy that I went to her for my procedure. She's very professional and highly skilled. Dr. Heher is very friendly and approachable. I highly recommend Dr. Heher. I'm only 4 days post-op and my results are amazing!

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Great Experience - Nashua, NH

I've been going to Dr. Heher for years for botox and will definitely use her for blepharoplasty. She will not push procedures that you don't need yet..that speaks volumes about her professionalism. Always explains what she's doing and makes you feel comfortable. You have to schedule early because she's so sought after as she is also a great 'regular' eye surgeon too.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Inherited Bags from my Dad's Side Removed! - Boston, MA

I had both upper and lower bleph in 2006 and Dr Heher did and excellent job!! I expected the swelling and bruising after, but even then I could see how beautiful my eyes were now that my bags were gone! The only regret, is that I didn't do it sooner! It took like 10 or 15 yrs off just by removing the bags and trimming the excess upper lids skin. She really is tops. I had been searching for...

5 out of 5 stars Hyaluronidase

Hyaluronidase Dissolved Overfilled Eye Area 2 Years Later - So Happy! - Boston, MA

I had hyaluronidase put into the eye area under the eye brow almost 2 years ago, and I was happy with one eye, but not really with the other since the doctor put too much toward the inner corner of my eye. He kept saying that I should massage it at the time and then eventually wait for it to get absorbed. It never did. I went abroad for a year and just sort of learned to live with it, but I...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Experienced and Hooked Botox User - Boston, MA

Have been using for years on my forehead and now only need to go 2X per year. I am 60 years old and the combination of Botox and fillers make me look 20 years younger. The longer you use Botox the less often you have to go. I have a friend who did it religiously for years and now she only has to go once a year or even less.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

53 Y.o. Professional - Boston, MA

Dr Katrinka Heher is the best! I had her lift my eyelids a few years ago (4+ yrs now) and I started getting Botox injections shortly thereafter - between the two procedures, it took 10 years off my face! Dr H never recommends doing more than is necessary - she does not upsell her patients - which is easy to do in her position. Her offices are beautiful & her staff is great. I couldn't...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Botox Treatment - Boston, MA

Dr. Heher is wonderful! I had had botox treatments in the past by another doctor, that resulted in a very unnatural look. I was quite anxious to try again, but Dr. Heher put all of my concerns at ease. Her approach is to give you a refreshed, well rested look, as opposed to someone who is unable to make facial expressions. She answered all of my questions, and was very patient with me. I...

5 out of 5 stars Restylane

No More Under Eye Bags. Boston, MA

I tried Botox a number of times with different people and felt it never made much of a difference. I then had restylane injected in my under eyes and my bags got bigger! I've never looked worse. A friend told me to go see Dr. Heher and she could help. She changed my life! She melted the bad filler and then with her technique the restylane was perfect and my bags dissappeared. I look great...

Personal Statement

With over 20 years of clinical and surgical experience, Dr. Heher is an oculoplastic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic surgery of the eyelids and non-surgical full face rejuvenation.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Consultation Fee

Cosmetic Consult Fee Deducted from the Procedure

Awards & Recognition

Awards:
Voted Top Doctor, Boston Magazine, 6 times
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Heher has hospital affiliations at Tufts Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Harvard University
    Medical: MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Oculoplastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania

Treatments offered at Devonshire Center for Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

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Laser Blepharoplasty Vs. Surgery

The method of making the incisions matters less than the surgeon who makes them. The results will last the same regardless if it's the laser or... READ MORE

Why does my undereye look hollow after Voluma?

This is very unusual as you are correct that your under eye should look better. There is an art to placing the voluma in the correct location and I'm... READ MORE

How long after a lower bleph should one wait before having filler under the eyes and tear trough?

I recommend waiting 12 weeks as all of the swelling is usually resolved by then. That being said restylane remains the safest filler for the tear... READ MORE

What can I expect from an upper eyelid revision? (photos)

You can achieve more symmetry with a revision to take off more skin on your right side.  You will have to go through another healing process but it ... READ MORE

Is Upper bleph, breast augmentation, lipo, mole removal laser, AFT face, neck, décolleté and hands, Ulthera too much on one day?

Yes. There is no way you should take on the risk of all these procedures in one day. You will end up being under general anesthesia for a long time... READ MORE

Radiesse Swelling

The swelling after radiesse last a few days to one week in most patients but usually it is not too noticeable. If there is associated bruising then... READ MORE

What procedure do I need to remove this extra skin on eyelid? (Photos)

From your photos, I think you would be a great candidate for an upper lid blepharoplasty.  The design of the surgery would have to be modified to ... READ MORE

Lower blepharoplasty or Filler for Dark Eye Circles and Bags? (photos)

In my opinion, the bulge of your lower lid fat is too pronounce to improve with fillers alone.  I would recommend surgery to remove the fat pads and ... READ MORE

Best approach to fix under eye bags and discoloration? (Photos)

I would recommend surgery as you're an ideal candidate and the results will last indefinitely. The goal is to achieve one smooth contour which I... READ MORE

How painful is a mullerocotemy?

Most patients report very little pain after this surgery. I have my patients wear a contact lens for a few days to avoid having the stiches on the i... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Heher

Katrinka L. Heher, MD has shared 10 before and after pictures with 105 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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