Optometrist, Dr. Edward Melman
Dr. Edward Melman


Doctor Edward Melman has been in private practice in Voorhees, New Jersey, since 1983. Doctor Melman has a special interest in contact lenses and low vision and has been a long time member of the contact lens and low vision sections of the American Optometric Association.  Doctor Melman has a special interest in the effects of nutrition on the eye and was asked to be on the Board of the Nutritional Optometry Institute. Other memberships include the Ocular Nutrition Society, The Vitamin D Council, The Ocular Surface Society of Optometry, iDoc and the PowerPractice. He has served as the President of the West Jersey Optometric Society for many years. In 2006 Dr. Melman was named the official team doctor for the Camden Riversharks baseball team and has returned to that role in 2012. He remains one of the top private practice users of daily disposable and bifocal contact lens designs in his region.

Dr. Melman has given optometric continuing education lectures on eye disease, diabetes and dry eye conditions and has also given talks on child vision care and low vision. In 2012 he caught an epidemic of viral conjunctivitis and wrote the cover article on the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians Journal.