Melanie has a bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology, and she has several years of experience in the mental health field. She is a licensed aesthetician with over five years’ experience. She attended Iowa State University Academy and is a salon professional.
In high school she was known for her artistic ability and she won a national award for one of her charcoal drawings. She was originally a patient of Dr. DenHartog and a dry eye sufferer. Dr. DenHartog needed an aesthetician to help treat dry patients and it was a perfect opportunity. Melanie has a passion for both dry and aesthetics.
She joined Premier Vision Clinic in January of 2022, and specializes in the radio frequency treatments (TempSure Envi). She is known as Dr. DenHartog’s “Dry Eye Guru.”
She grew up on a farm north of Bondurant and attended Bondurant High School. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her children—Philip and James-- and taking them to parks and splash pads. She enjoys working on her house and yard, spending time with her family and friends, and exercising. She loves being a mom and hanging out with her little guys. She also enjoys baking, being active outdoors, community events like farmers markets, live music, and being social.