Dr. Melissa F. Dugan is a Nationally Board Certified Therapeutic Optometrist who offers comprehensive eye care to both adults and children. She has extensive experience in primary eye care, ocular disease, emergency eye care and pediatric optometry. She diagnoses and treats ocular conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetes. Dr. Dugan also has experience fitting specialty contact lenses.
Dr. Dugan is a New Orleans native and graduated from Archbishop Chapelle High School. She is excited to join our team and provide quality eye care alongside Dr. Charles Glaser at the St. Charles Vision Uptown office. Dr. Dugan is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from The University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry. Prior to graduation, she completed two externships- one with the Birmingham VA Hospital and the other with Eyecare Associates of New Orleans.
Dr. Dugan is a member of the New Orleans Contact Lens Society, American Optometric Association and the Optometry Association of Louisiana.
Dr. Dugan and her husband, Patrick, recently welcomed their first baby girl, Laine. They reside near city park and love exploring the city and traveling in their spare time.
On behalf of the entire St. Charles Vision team we warmly welcome Dr. Dugan to our practice.
Dr.Dugan is accepting new and existing patients. To schedule an appointment please call 504-866-6311.