Dr. Melanie Erb, MD

Dr. Melanie Erb, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Melanie Erb, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read her story

16300 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 1007

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 727-0102

Insurance Accepted

  • Principal Financial Group

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Top Care Areas

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Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Erb's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Erb "Dr. Erb was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Los Gatos, California. She has lived in Southern California since 1983. She is married to John Erb, a corporate accountant and a fellow California native. She is a mother of two adult children: Tyler (daughter) and Brian (son). In her spare time, she enjoys listening to audiobooks and doing Zumba."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Erb "Dr. Melanie Ho Erb is a leading expert in Orange County and Los Angeles in botox, fillers, lasers, and advanced plastic surgery to the delicate eyelids and face. She is one few surgeons double certified as an Oculo-Facial Plastic Surgeon and an Ophthalmologist. She has performed tens of thousands of oculo-facial plastic procedures, injections, and laser treatments.

Dr. Erb's philosophy is to provide a look that is refreshed and youthful, but also healthy and natural. She achieves this by using a combination of surgery, injectables, and/or lasers, guided by her gentle touch, artistic eye, and meticulous attention to detail. Dr. Erb performs all of the lasers, injections, and surgeries herself.

As a female surgeon, Dr. Erb is able to understand the wants and needs of female patients. As an Asian surgeon, Dr. Erb is able to create a natural-looking eyelid. Many men visit Dr. Erb to continue to look both youthful and masculine. She will reveal your inner vitality to the outside world."

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3  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Chalazion
  • Double Chin
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stye
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Trichiasis
  • Wrinkles

22  Procedures

  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Lesion Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of California Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Eyesthetica
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Erb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Erb's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Erb to family and friends
29 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Erb's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I had Asian eyelid surgery because my eyes became really droopy when I turned 49. I am thankful that my surgery went so well. The recovery was speedy and the end result is a set of even and natural-looking eyes that I wanted. Dr. Erb is also really good with follow up care. I went back 6 times in...more
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I highly recommend Melanie Erb, MD. She is an extremely talented and skilled surgeon. In addition, she is an exceptionally kind and caring doctor. Dr. Erb did an outstanding job on my double blepharoplasty (upper eyelid) procedure. My lacrimal (tear) glands were prolapsed (dropped down) and...more
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Dr. Erb was professional and kind. On my first visit she listened carefully to my preferences and concerns and tailored her approach to them. My Botox injections were entirely painless. Unlike other doctors, Dr. Erb takes the time to fully numb the area with a skin cream. The Botox effect is...more
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Dr. Erb was professional and kind. On my first visit she listened carefully to my preferences and concerns and tailored her approach to them. My Botox injections were painless. Unlike other doctors, Dr. Erb takes the time to fully numb the area with a skin cream. The Botox effect is positive but...more
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I had no pain during or after my procedure. I feel comfortable talking with Dr. Erb. I highly recommend her.
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