Irvine Oculoplastic Surgeon
16300 Sand Canyon Ave., Ste. 1007
Irvine, California 92618 US
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5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Outstanding service from Dr. Melanie Erb

Dr. Melanie Erb is a fantastic physician. Dr. Erb’s thoroughness is outstanding as she meticulously attended to every detail in my situation. I felt that she left no stone unturned in discovering the best plan of action that completely met my objectives. I trust Dr. Erb, and had an all-around positive experience. I will be referring friends and family to her.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Consultation Fee

Photographs, taken about 10 - 20 years prior, are useful launching pad to discuss goals at a cosmetic consultation.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Erb has hospital affiliations at Hoag Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, UCLA
    Medical: MD, UCI
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Surgery, UCI
    Residency: Ophthalmology, UCI
    Fellowship: Oculo-Facial Plastic Surgery, Eyesthetica, Santa Monica

Treatments offered at Melanie Ho Erb, M.D., Inc.

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Is there an affordable treatment option for triple eyelids? (Photo)

It's hard to tell from the photo, but it looks like you have dermatitis of the eyelids, which can be caused by an allergy. It's best to see a doctor... READ MORE

Is it possible to redo incisional Asian eyelid surgery? Low creases.

Yes, it is possible to do a revision on your upper eyelids to get a higher crease. It's best to be evaluated by an oculoplastic surgeon who does a lot... READ MORE

Would Restylane be a good choice for my tear troughs? I am 22 year old women (Photos)

Fortunately, the puffiness and the grooves under your eyelids can be vastly improved. Option 1: You can either use Restylane-L to fill in the grooves.... READ MORE

Do I need to go for eye sling or just removal of little skin from my eyelid? This drooping of eyelid was by birth (Photo)

You have ptosis of your left upper lid. This is not repaired with skin removal. You would need a ptosis repair, and there are many ways to perform... READ MORE

What procedure should I use to help my deep under eye lines? (Photo)

It's hard to tell from your 1 photo, but it looks like you may have a dermatitis of your lower lids which is best treated with a special steroid cream... READ MORE

I have noticed for a while my right (your left) eyelid is droopy. Ptosis or excess skin? (photo)

You have a slight ptosis of your right upper lid, not excess skin. I bet you wear contact lenses. It's best to be evaluated by an oculoplastic surgeon... READ MORE

Would males normally look somewhat feminine after eyelid-surgery because of redness and swelling in eyelids?

Sometimes men can get a feminization of the eyelid after blepharoplasty surgery. This is not due to redness or swelling, but due to the skill and... READ MORE

What happens if a mild ptosis is left untreated?

If someone develops a ptosis, they often will start to compensate for it by using their forehead to raise their eyebrows. Constantly using the... READ MORE

How to correct asymmetrical eyebrows and asymmetrical eyelid? (Photo)

Your left eyebrow is higher than your right. Your options are to raise the right eyebrow with a brow lift or to lower the left eyebrow with botox... READ MORE

Is there a way to correct my eyelids that make my eyes look so tired and droopy? (photos)

There are a few things going on with your eyelids that I see, given that I am evaluating eyelids every day. The most important thing would be to have... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Erb

Melanie Ho Erb, MD has shared 30 before and after pictures with 1 helpful vote from the RealSelf community.

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Practicing for 12 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Memberships
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
Consultation Fee

Photographs, taken about 10 - 20 years prior, are useful launching pad to discuss goals at a cosmetic consultation.

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Erb has hospital affiliations at Hoag Hospital.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, UCLA
    Medical: MD, UCI
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Surgery, UCI
    Residency: Ophthalmology, UCI
    Fellowship: Oculo-Facial Plastic Surgery, Eyesthetica, Santa Monica

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5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Outstanding service from Dr. Melanie Erb

Dr. Melanie Erb is a fantastic physician. Dr. Erb’s thoroughness is outstanding as she meticulously attended to every detail in my situation. I felt that she left no stone unturned in discovering the best plan of action that completely met my objectives. I trust Dr. Erb, and had an all-around positive experience. I will be referring friends and family to her.


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Is there an affordable treatment option for triple eyelids? (Photo)

It's hard to tell from the photo, but it looks like you have dermatitis of the eyelids, which can be caused by an allergy. It's best to see a doctor... READ MORE

Is it possible to redo incisional Asian eyelid surgery? Low creases.

Yes, it is possible to do a revision on your upper eyelids to get a higher crease. It's best to be evaluated by an oculoplastic surgeon who does a lot... READ MORE

Would Restylane be a good choice for my tear troughs? I am 22 year old women (Photos)

Fortunately, the puffiness and the grooves under your eyelids can be vastly improved. Option 1: You can either use Restylane-L to fill in the grooves.... READ MORE

Do I need to go for eye sling or just removal of little skin from my eyelid? This drooping of eyelid was by birth (Photo)

You have ptosis of your left upper lid. This is not repaired with skin removal. You would need a ptosis repair, and there are many ways to perform... READ MORE

What procedure should I use to help my deep under eye lines? (Photo)

It's hard to tell from your 1 photo, but it looks like you may have a dermatitis of your lower lids which is best treated with a special steroid cream... READ MORE

I have noticed for a while my right (your left) eyelid is droopy. Ptosis or excess skin? (photo)

You have a slight ptosis of your right upper lid, not excess skin. I bet you wear contact lenses. It's best to be evaluated by an oculoplastic surgeon... READ MORE

Would males normally look somewhat feminine after eyelid-surgery because of redness and swelling in eyelids?

Sometimes men can get a feminization of the eyelid after blepharoplasty surgery. This is not due to redness or swelling, but due to the skill and... READ MORE

What happens if a mild ptosis is left untreated?

If someone develops a ptosis, they often will start to compensate for it by using their forehead to raise their eyebrows. Constantly using the... READ MORE

How to correct asymmetrical eyebrows and asymmetrical eyelid? (Photo)

Your left eyebrow is higher than your right. Your options are to raise the right eyebrow with a brow lift or to lower the left eyebrow with botox... READ MORE

Is there a way to correct my eyelids that make my eyes look so tired and droopy? (photos)

There are a few things going on with your eyelids that I see, given that I am evaluating eyelids every day. The most important thing would be to have... READ MORE

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