Melissa Lee Orthoptist Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Orthoptics & Ophthalmic Science from La Trobe University in 2004. Her first graduate position was in Berwick for 2 years before joining Mark Cherny & Associates at the Caulfield Eye Clinic and has been with the team for over 10 years.
Melissa completed her clinical placements at various Ophthalmology clinics both in private and public sector around Melbourne and completed a 2-month placement at the Singapore National Eye Centre where she gained valuable experience and knowledge in a variety of areas in ophthalmology.
At the Caulfield Eye Clinic, Melissa assists ophthalmologists who specialise in glaucoma, retinal and general ophthalmology. As well as being involved in the cataract assessment and post-operative care of patients, she is a key member of the surgical team assisting in cataract and glaucoma surgeries.
Outside of work, Melissa is a mother who is also dedicated to her family life, caring for and raising her children.