Biography

Dr. N. Ron Melton is an optometrist who specializes in comprehensive eye exams and contact lenses in Charlotte, NC. His special interests include ocular disease/glaucoma as well as anterior segment conditions. He received his undergraduate degree from Greensboro College and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He also served as a captain in the US Army as a clinical optometrist at Hawley Army Hospital. He is an adjunct faculty member of the Indiana University School of Optometry and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, the North Carolina Optometric Association, the Optometric Glaucoma Society, and the Piedmont Optometric Society.

Dr. Melton practices in our SouthPark (6035 Fairview Road, Charlotte, NC) office. To make an appointment with him, call 704-295-3000. You can also request an appointment online or through myCEENTAchart.


Education & Fellowship

Undergraduate
Biology and Business Administration from Greensboro College, 1977

Undergraduate
UNC School of Medicine, clinical honors, 1999

Doctor of Optometry
Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1979

Adjunct Faculty
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Indiana University School of Optometry

Military
Served as a Captain in the US Army as a clinical optometrist at Hawley Army Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana


Associations & Memberships

Member of:
- American Academy of Optometry
- American Optometric Association
- North Carolina Optometric Association
- Optometric Glaucoma Society
- Piedmont Optometric Society


Research

Authored and co-authored more than 100 articles on eye diseases and eye care for peer reviewed journals and magazines. Participated in over 50 clinical research studies in ocular disease/ocular pharmacology.

Appointed to the Editorial Boards of:
- Optometric Physician Newsletter
- Primary Cary Optometry News


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