Melanie A. Shearer, O.D.
As a membe...
As a member of the Well Eye Care team, she routinely screens for and treats common vision conditions in children and adults. These may include refractive error, dry eye, glaucoma, corneal issues and diabetic eye disease. Based on the level of a patient's problem, she may refer to a general ophthalmologist, or subspecialty ophthalmologist, for surgery or complex medical therapy. Dr. Shearer also co-manages cataracts with her ophthalmologist team and routinely performs many of the pre- and post-operative steps in the treatment process.
As a member of the Low Vision team, she prescribes low vision aids including prisms, magnifiers, telescopes, specialized lighting and adaptive technology. She works alongside low vision opticians, orientation and mobility therapists and vision rehabilitation therapists.
She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the New York State Optometric Association and the Rochester Optometric Society.
Sr Instructor of Clinical Ophthalmology (Part-Time) - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD)