Melanie Pickett, O.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Director of Optometric Services

Specialties/Research Interests

  • Comprehensive family eye care
  • Speciality contact lens fitting
  • Glaucoma and ocular blood flow
  • Dry eye research


  • B.A. - DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
  • O.D. - (Doctor of Optometry), Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, Indiana


Ehrlich R, Harris A., Siesky BA, Moss AM, Ramanathan M, Pickett, MA., Repeatability of Retrobulbar Blood Flow Velocity Measured Using Color Doppler Imaging in the Indianapolis Glaucoma Progression Study.  J Glaucoma. 2010 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Harris A, Arend O, Kagemann L, Garrett M, Chung HS, Martin BJ.  Ocular Hemodynamic Effect of Dorzolamide-Timolol Combination in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.  Journal of Ocular Pharmacology & Therapeutics. In Press.

Evans DW, Harris A, Garrett M, Chung HS, Kagemann L.  Glaucoma Patients Demonstrate Faulty Autoregulation of OcularBlood Flow During Posture Changes.  British Journal of Ophthalmology, 83(7): 803-13, 1999.

Harris A, Arend O, Kagemann L, Garrett M, Chung H, Martin B.  Visual Function and Ocular Hemodynamics in Normal-Tension Glaucoma Patients.  Journal of Ocular Pharmacology, 15: 189-197, 1999.

Professional Activities

  • American Optometric Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

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