Meet Dr. Helen A. Merritt
Dr. Merritt has a passion for resident teaching in oculofacial and reconstructive management that stems from her long history of peer tutoring. She also contributes to the advancement of the field of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery by writing many peer-reviewed publications and presenting on topics ranging from orbital trauma to periocular cancers. Dr. Merritt has received two prestigious research presentation awards including the Barry Uhr Memorial Prize in Ophthalmological Research. Additionally, Dr. Merritt advocates on a national level to Congress for patient safety and care issues in ophthalmology.
Dr. Merritt’s hobbies include bodyboarding and hiking. She is an instrumentalist and plays the cello, guitar, and banjo. She is a native Texan and fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Merritt is available for consultation for reconstructive or cosmetic eyelid surgery in Eyesthetica’s Downtown Los Angeles and Torrance office locations.