Dr. Melina Pérez, a Texas native, joins us for the first time in upstate New York. Dr. Pérez received a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences and a minor in Biology from the University of Houston. She later continued her studies at UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry in San Antonio graduating in 2018. After graduating, Dr. Pérez worked alongside an oculoplastic and cataract surgeon ophthalmologist gaining extensive experience in diagnosing, treating, and managing posterior segment ocular diseases. Over the last two years she transitioned into a corporate setting gaining extensive knowledge in primary care and contact lenses.