Dr. Melanie Erb, MD

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Dr. Melanie Erb, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Female

Eyesthetica 3400 Lomita Blvd Ste 400, Torrance, CA 90505 Get Directions

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A Surgeon's Hands, A Woman's Touch. Dr. Erb is dedicated to providing the highest quality of surgical care in a welcoming and attentive environment. She personally tailors your individual surgery to your own needs, desires, ethnicity, and individual anatomy. Her philosophy is to create a refreshed look while making sure that you still look like your natural self.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lacrimal Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ca Irvine Med Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Eyesthetica

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1987

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Erb's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Erb's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Erb's Care Philosophy

A Surgeon's Hands, A Woman's Touch. Dr. Erb is dedicated to providing the highest quality of surgical care in a welcoming and attentive environment. She personally tailors your individual surgery to your own needs, desires, ethnicity, and individual anatomy. Her philosophy is to create a refreshed look while making sure that you still look like your natural self.