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5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

A few millimeters made a major difference in my profile

I visited Dr Fechner back in 2013 for liposuction underneath my chin. After examining me, he explained that my issue was not really the fat under my chin, but the way my muscles were attached underneath my chin. With this information, I opted for an isolated neck lift to improve my profile. I was only 34 at the time, and I didn't expect to need a neck lift at such a young age, but I'm really...

5 out of 5 stars Restylane Lyft

Restylane Lyft After Revision Rhinoplasty - Worcester, MA

I'm on day 2 of my restylane treatment and so far so good. Yesterday after I got the filler my nose felt sore and was a little swollen. I drove home from Dr. Fechners office feeling good about my decision. I decided to go to Dr. Fechner because his positive reviews. I felt welcomed and important in his office. The doctor and his staff were helpful through every situation from the paper work,...

5 out of 5 stars Non Surgical Nose Job

An amazing exprrience with Dr. Fechner

Dr. Fechner is the best. I couldn't afford the rhinoplasty and he made me an awesome nose job just with the fillers. I am very happy now I get a nice straight nose without surgery and pain free. Thank you doctor.

5 out of 5 stars Facial

Completely positive experiences

Highly recommend- everyone in the office is helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. The procedures I have received have been effective and safe. It has been so fun to explore all of the options they have to offer. Thank you!

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Upper Bleph

Dr Fechner is just the best. Very talented, and truly knows the face and its potential. Listens to you and your expectations. His nurses and staff are top notch. They all take time to listen and work with the patient.

5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

25 Year Old Male - Neck Lift, Chin Implant & Buccal Fat Reduction - Worcester, MA

Dr. Fechner was the best surgeon I met. He set my expectations appropriately and over delivered on them with the outcome of the procedures he performed. My review says it all, the care he puts into the entire process from beginning to end is very detail oriented. (A great trait for a surgeon!) The experience I had wasn't just the treatment, I really can't explain how good a surgeon he is. Nothing about what I changed makes me look unnatural. If you never met me before this, and even if you did you might notice. To me, that is what makes Dr. Fechner an excellent surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

28 Female, Rhinoplasty. Worcester, MA

2 years later I'm writing a review, and should've done it sooner ! I was looking in the mirror and 2 years later my profile looks absolutely amazing. For the longest I had a hooked nose and Dr Fechner did a fabulous job! The day before the surgery he called me to ensure me everything will be fine. He specializes in the face so he was perfect for my nose surgery. I recommend him to everyone!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Please Let This Turn out Okay! - Worcester, MA

The man is a highly skilled, talented and gifted facial artist! He knew what would look good on me and I'm so happy I trusted him!

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

72 0n 9/11 Face And Neck Drooping amost to Chest. Dr Fechner, Worcester Ma. Complete Miracle Worker, Amazing Transformation

After one visit I knew Dr. Fechner was the PS for me. He has an amazing gift for his profession. Truly artistic, He knew exactly what I needed for a great transformation and by following his suggestions I got the greatest results that I could have ever asked for. He has such a gentle touch that I never experienced any pain during my entire operation.His office is very welcoming, His entire team is fantastic including office, aesthetic and surgical. I cannot possibly give him and his team all the praise that they deserve. He is simply brilliant and a truly humble man who cares deeply for his patients and their well being. Answered all my questions clearly and completely, After surgery he is and has been very reachable and quickly responds to all my concerns ( which were few because of all the confidence that he and his team instills.) Double Board certified....very important to me. Thank you so much to him and his team for all they great care they have given me. They are all completely amazing.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

24 year old. So happy with results! Worcester, MA

Dr. Fechner is awesome. His whole staff is amazing. This is my first procedure ever and it couldn't have gone more smoothly. I was provided with pain medication but had no use for it! Experienced zero pain!! Seriously have not had any pain at all. My splint fell off today, the day before my appointment.. Due to me eating spicy food and it literally sweating off of my face. I called the office and informed them and the receptionist had a nurse call me back who told me to tape it back on until tomorrow. The staff here is very quick to respond to my calls and questions. Dr. Fechner even called me the day before the appointment to make sure I was in good spirits. After the procedure, a nurse called my sister (who had picked me from the office) to make sure I was settling in well. Amazing experience. I'm so so happy.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology

Memberships

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf TOP 500, 2015
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Fechner has hospital affiliations at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Albert Ludwigs University Medical School, Freiburg, Germany, 1996
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Combined Program

    Fellowship: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, NYU Medical Center

Treatments offered at Fechner Plastic Surgery

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Fillers for Restoring Cheek Volume?

You are describing a common sign of early aging in young people. I am not sure if fillers will give you "perfect cheeks" but they certainly... READ MORE

Numbness and Lumpiness After Facelift?

Feelings of uneveness and lumpiness under your facial skin are normal signs of swelling and healing. In addition, if you would not have some numbness... READ MORE

What is Acceptable Background to Do Facelift Surgery?

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How can I obtain bigger (more prominent) eyelid crease? (photo)

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One Eye Bigger Than the Other? (photo)

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How Long Until Swelling Is 100% Gone After Face Lift?

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Bone Erosion Associated with Silastic Chin Implant

For most of us facial surgeons, placement of a chin implant is an extremely gratifying procedure. Chin implants can greatly improve facial harmony and... READ MORE

Silicone Chin Implant Absorbed by Bone?

You are right, there may be changes happening to the chin even after placement of a permanent silastic implant. your chin is probably not where it... READ MORE

Severe Under Eye Wrinkles After Blepharoplasty

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Age 64. Have lost approx 60 lbs since 2012. Lots of loose skin with vertical lines under chin. (photos)

A necklift will provide the best outcome with excellent longevity for you. During this procedure, excess soft tissue under the chin (including fat)... READ MORE

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Surgical vs. Non-Surgical: Which Rejuvenation Treatments Are Best for Me?

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