Nashua Eye is proud to offer the services of Dr. Katrinka Heher, oculoplastics specialist. Dr. Heher is an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship trained physician, specializing in functional and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and eye sockets. She takes time to come to Nashua from her faculty position at Tufts New England Eye Center.
Dr. Heher examines and treats patients with diseases of the orbit (the bone around the eye, as well as the tissue behind the eye). This complex anatomic space includes important nerves, vessels and muscles, and can be disturbed by infection, inflammation, and tumor. She treats functional eyelid problems such as entropion or ectropion, where the eyelid fails to adequately protect the surface of the eye. She also treats upper lid ptosis where the upper lid droops and blocks vision. She diagnoses and treats diseases of the tear or “lacrimal” gland as well as the lacrimal drainage system for tearing problems.
Dr. Heher has extensive experience performing many cosmetic rejuvenation procedures. An upper and lower lid blepharoplasty enhances and refreshes the appearance of the eyelids. Botox injections treat the wrinkles in the forehead, between the brows and around the eyes. Multiple different kinds of fillers are available to fill in hollowing in the cheeks, along the folds extending from the nose to the mouth and the jowl area.
Conveniently, Dr. Heher operates at the Nashua Eye Surgery Center.