A photo of Melissa L. Rice.

Pediatric Optometrist, Division of Ophthalmology

Assistant Professor, UC Department of OphthalmologyClinical Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

513-636-4751

About Me

Clinical Interests

Amblyopia; strabismus; binocular vision.

Research Interests

Amblyopia; strabismus; convergence insufficiency.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of OphthalmologyClinical Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

Divisions

Ophthalmology

My Locations

My Education

BS: Indiana University, 1997.

OD: Indiana University School of Optometry, 1999.

Residency: Pediatric Optometry and Binocular Vision, New England College of Optometry, 1999-2000.

Certification: National Board of Examiners in Optometry; Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, 2002.

Post-Graduate: Postdoctoral Certificate, Clinical Research Training Program, 2007.

My Publications

Selected Publication

Cataract development associated with long-term glucocorticoid therapy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients. Rice, ML; Wong, B; Horn, PS; Yang, MB. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2018; 22:192-196.

A randomized trial of adding a plano lens to atropine for amblyopia. Wallace, DK; Lazar, EL; Repka, MX; Holmes, JM; Kraker, RT; Hoover, DL; Weise, KK; Waters, AL; Rice, ML; Peters, RJ. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2015; 19:42-48.

Comparison of the amblyopia treatment study hotv and electronic-early treatment of diabetic retinopathy study visual acuity protocols in children aged 5 to 12 years. Rice, ML; Leske, DA; Holmes, JM. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2004; 137:278-282.

Reliability of the electronic early treatment diabetic retinopathy study testing protocol in children 7 to <13 years="">. Cotter, SA; Chu, RH; Chandler, DL; Beck, RW; Holmes, JM; Rice, ML; Hertle, RW; Birch, EE; Moke, PS. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2003; 136:655-661.