Our Optometrists

Melanie Prosise, OD

Melanie Prosise OptometristBorn in Petersburg, Virginia, Optometrist Dr. Melanie Prosise graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996. Dr. Prosise earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2001. She received Honors for Clinical Excellence in Low Vision for her work at the Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center.

Dr. Prosise is certified as a Therapeutic Optometrist and as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She has significant experience in caring for patients after cataract surgery and refractive surgery.

She provides excellence in contact lens fitting, including soft and gas permeable contacts, bifocals, specialty lenses for Astigmatism and Keratoconus, as well as cosmetic and post-surgical lenses.

Dr. Prosise is a member of the Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

Awards & Recognition

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Awards & Recognition

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Testimonials

Cataract Surgery Patient 7

“He has the best bedside manner, his staff is wonderful, and I’m so glad I did it with him — he’s great.”

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Cataract Surgery Patient 6

“The surgery was miraculous! I mean, as soon as he was through, I could already see better. I just can’t say it enough — I’m so happy with it.”

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Cataract Surgery Patient 5

“When I got the surgery, even as my eyes were healing, I noticed things were very vivid, very clear.”

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Cataract Surgery Patient 4

“The surgery with Dr. Irshad was like nothing. It was over so quickly! I didn’t have to do anything except just lay there and it was really easy.”

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Cataract Surgery Patient 3

“Your eyes are pretty precious and you have to trust the people that are going to be working on them, and definitely the group here is great.”

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“My vision is totally clear. I can see everything. Everything is just plain as day... It was effortless. Everything went so smoothly.”

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Cataract Surgery Patient 2

"The whole world is a lot crisper and clearer and more beautiful to me right now... The whole practice is just professional and wonderful to deal with and completely gave me confidence. I’ve sent a few people over here already. I rave about this place."

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Eye Care Blog

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