Dr. Melanie Reid
Melanie attended the University of Waterloo and received an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in 2004. Later, she attended the University of Waterloo school of optometry to receive her Doctor of optometry degree in 2008. During the four year optometry program she conducted an external study placement in St. Petersburg, Florida and another in Houston, Texas to study ocular disease. Doctor Melanie Reid is a certified therapeutic optometrist and is licensed to treat ocular disease.
Melanie lives in New Glasgow with her husband, Doctor Nathan Reid and their three children. She enjoys spending time with family, friends and likes to enjoy Pictou county’s beautiful scenery and beaches.
Dr. Nathan Reid
Nathan attended the university of Ottawa and received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2003. He then went on to study optometry at the University of Waterloo and received a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2008. While studying optometry he completed a placement to study ocular disease at Houston Eye Associates in Houston, Texas. Dr. Nathan Reid is a certified therapeutic optometrist and is licensed to treat ocular disease.
Nathan lives in New Glasgow with his wife, Doctor Melanie Reid and their three children. He enjoys family time, traveling and reading. He likes to read about history and current technological trends.
Dr. Travis Robertson
Dr. Robertson was born and raised in Saskatchewan before attending the University of Lethbridge to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. Following his undergrad he attended the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA and graduated in 2012. Rotations throughout Boston included working at a large community health center (The Dimock Center), ocular disease rotation through West Roxbury Veteran Hospital, working for pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Laby, and time with Perkins center for the blind. After graduating he worked alongside his father and associates perfecting his skills at the Spectrum Eye Centre in Regina, SK. His interests include ocular disease, children’s vision and dry eye disease.
At the end of 2017 he brought his wife and four children to Truro to practice Optometry. You can find them climbing the rock wall at the RECC centre or hiking around Victoria Park in Truro.
Both of the Reids and Dr. Roberton are members of the Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists, the Nova Scotia College of Optometrists, and the Canadian Association of Optometrists.