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About Aesthetics - Dr. Catherine Cuite

About Us

At Aesthetics, considering the needs of every patient as an individual is a priority for Dr. Catherine Cuite and her team. Dr. Cuite and her team work closely together to personalize the skin care regimen that best meets each patient’s individualized goals.

Catherine Cuite, M.D.
Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

• B.A.: Harvard University
• Doctorate of Medicine: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• Internship: Norwalk Hospital/Yale University
• Ophthalmology Residency: Casey Eye Institute
• Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery: Dean A. McGee Eye Institute

• Fellow: American Academy of Ophthalmology
• Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology

• University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria and Chicago

Michelle Ford, Aesthetics at Illinois Eye Center

Michelle Ford

Michelle began her career in 2001 in the field of cosmetic dentistry. Joining Illinois Eye Center in 2008, her skills to include ophthalmology, oculoplastics, and aesthetics.

Michelle is dedicated to meeting the desires of each client. From your first visit, Michelle begins her commitment by providing education and quality care. From there, she works closely with Courtney, our licensed esthetician to provide a treatment plan specifically for you.

“I appreciate that each individual has different needs and expectations. I will be with you every step of the way to help you achieve your goals. Our team strives to provide a professional environment that ensures your comfort and safety with high regard to your privacy. I look forward to building a loyal relationship with you.”


Courtney Loughrey, Licensed Esthetician

Courtney has spent over 20 years in the beauty industry working as both a cosmetology and esthetics educator, as well as being a salon and spa owner. Her extensive background and experience have given her the expertise and tools to be able to fully focus on her clients needs to obtain optimal skincare and health.

Courtney enjoys spending time with her family, caring for her dogs, traveling and focusing on her own personal health and fitness. She is excited to be joining the team at Illinois Eye Center Aesthetics, and looks forward to creating long lasting relationships with her clients to meet their needs and goals for healthy skin.

Alicia Heiser, Aesthetics at Illinois Eye Center

Alicia Heiser

Alicia has been with Illinois Eye Center since 2010. Alicia is very detail-oriented and knowledgeable about our services. She is devoted to her clients and ensures she will work with you to achieve all of your goals.

When not at work, Alicia enjoys body building, hiking, and bike rides. Working out is her zen!

“I enjoy building trusting relationships with my clients and making them feel at ease. I believe it is all about sharing the knowledge and education I have with my clients in a comfortable environment. When you look good, you feel good!”