Medical Aesthetics Practitioners

Katie Melnick, Certified Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

Katie Melnick is a certified ophthalmic medical assistant, licensed esthetician, and PCA-certified skin care professional. An expert in the integration of surgical and nonsurgical procedures with esthetic treatments, she has been with the Krieger Eye Institute since 2007.

Katie’s skills include: performing facials, skin analyzation, enzyme treatments, chemical peels, light therapy, manual and mechanical extraction, deep pore cleansing, aromatherapy, relaxation facial massage, manual lymph drainage, moisturizing treatments, acne treatments, and waxing. She also has expertise in the sterilization of surgical equipment and other mandatory infection control procedures.

Marc Hirschbein, M.D., F.A.C.S.

A board-certified ophthalmologist, Marc Hirschbein, M.D., FACS, has been a physician at the Krieger Eye Institute since 1999, specializing in oculoplastics and reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries. He is the director of Krieger's ASOPRS Oculoplastic Fellowship and has been associate chairman of Krieger since 2006.