Melissa Petry joined the Atkinson Eye Care team in 2017. She began her optical career in 2009. She works alongside the doctors in pretesting patients and scribing medical and ocular history into patient charts, as well as assisting with patient procedures, patient special testing, contact lenses, and surgical referral and comanagement. Her areas of expertise are specialty testing with Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT), and assisting the doctors with the specialty contacts such as scleral contact lenses and ortho keratology myopia control. Her outgoing, friendly, and down-to-earth personality help make each patient’s experience delightful. Melissa is especially good at teaching patients who are new to contact lenses, and working with our special needs patients. In her free time Melissa enjoys spending time with her family.