Dr. Melanie ScottMerivale Vision Care

Dr. Melanie Scott, Optometrist

Dr. Scott is from New Brunswick. After completing her bachelor’s degree in Biology at St. Francis Xavier University she went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Scott started practicing in 2007 in Vancouver and moved to Ottawa in 2012 with her husband and their two French bulldogs, at that time, she joined the Merivale Vision Care (MOC) team. Follow her on Instagram to see her Frenchies modeling MOC's newest eyewear.

Dr. Scott is an avid traveler and has participated in eye care missions in Ghana, Guatemala and Nicaragua. She enjoys seeing a wide range of patients from children to adults and seniors.

Our Services

Dr. Scott is proud to offer a complete range of vision care services in collaboration with her professionally trained team, These services include:

  • Complete family vision care
  • Management of glaucoma
  • Diabetic vision care
  • Digital anterior segment imaging
  • Contact lens fitting and dispensing
  • Cataract and laser surgery co-management
  • Digital retinal imaging
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Prescription eyeglasses & sunglasses for men, women and children

When should I get my eyes checked?

If you have and concerns with your vision or the health of your eyes you should always consult a Doctor of Optometry.

To keep your eyes healthy and your vision sharp use this guideline:

Group Age Frequency
Infants and toddlers Birth-24 months 1st eye exam between 6 & 9 months of age
Preschool Children Ages 2-5 At least one eye exam ideally at age 3
School aged children Ages 6-19 Yearly eye exams
Adults Ages 20-64 Every 2 years
unless we are monitoring an eye disease or
contact lenses are worn,
in those cases yearly exams are recommended
Seniors Ages 65 and over Should have their eye checked yearly

Drop us a line


Merivale Vision Care
8A-1547 Merivale Road
Ottawa, ON K2G4V3


Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm


(613) 226-8446