CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSMelanie A. Shearer, O.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 273-3937A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659Rochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsSenior Instructor of Clinical Ophthalmology (Part-Time) - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) BiographyDr. Melanie Shearer is a native of Webster, New York, and part of the Flaum Eye Institute's Well Eye Care team. She is a graduate of S.U.N.Y. Geneseo and received her Doctorate of Optometry from S.U.N.Y. College of Optometry, where she was valedictorian of the Class of 2009. She has more than seven years of clinical experience in eye care as a private practitioner and through the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, where she was also an adjunct Clinical Professor of Optometry for SUNY College of Optometry Interns. 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. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the New York State Optometric Association and the Rochester Optometric Society.CredentialsEducationPost-doctoral Training & Residency08/22/2005 - 06/04/2009Graduate at State University of New York College of OptometryClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Melanie A. Shearer, O.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Melanie A. Shearer, O.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.