Dr. Melissa B. Shear represents four generations in the eye care profession. Dr. Shear graduated Magna Cum Laude from The George Washington University in 1997. In 2002, she received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the SUNY State College of Optometry in New York City. She then completed a residency in ocular disease and refractive and ocular surgery at OMNI Eye Specialist in Baltimore in 2003. After gaining additional experience in family eye care, Dr. Shear became the first optometrist to join Bernard Shear Opticians in 2007. She specializes in primary eye care and contact lenses.