Dr. Robert Melrose has been in practice with his wife, Rosemary, in Stockton since 1982. In addition to his practice in Stockton, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry for 10 years as an Assistant Clinical Professor. For 17 years after that, Dr. Melrose was affiliated with Griffin and Reed Eye Care where he specialized in the screening and postoperative care of over 25,000 LASIK refractive surgery cases. He rejoined the teaching faculty at UC Berkeley in 2011 where he operated the Refractive Surgery Clinic alongside his dear friend and colleague Dr. Kathy Tran. Dr. Melrose retired from teaching in 2015.
“The gift of sight is precious and to be able to help people with their contact lenses, glasses and LASIK needs is an honor and a privilege,” says Dr. Melrose.
Dr. Melrose is quite active in the Stockton community. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Community Blind Center and has graduated from the Leadership Stockton program. Dr. Melrose is a member of the Stockton Sunrise Rotary Club where he served as President in 2002 and 2016 and is their first Major Donor to the Rotary International Charitable Foundation. Dr. Melrose is a CTA Ambassador for the city of Stockton and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce for three years. Dr Melrose is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
When the Drs. Melrose’s aren’t busy with their “20-something” twin sons, Brian and Kevin they both enjoy world travelling and looking forward to their next adventure.