Skip to main content
Home » Our Doctors » Dr. Melissa McLaughlin, Owner

Dr. Melissa McLaughlin, Owner


Dr. Melissa McLaughlin was born and raised in the Saint John River Valley in the village of Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. She graduated from Southern Victoria High School in 1995 and then attended the University of New Brunswick on an educational scholarship from 1995-1999; Dr. McLaughlin graduated with honors and received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology. In 2003, Dr. McLaughlin graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry with her Doctorate of Optometry and relocated to Meadow Lake.

Dr. McLaughlin specializes in contact lenses, pediatric eye exams, ocular health and diabetic health eye assessments. She is also qualified to provide pre-operative and post-operative assessments for refractive laser surgery and cataract surgery. She is also qualified to diagnose and treat ocular infections and diseases and perform foreign body removals.

Dr. McLaughlin, her husband Blair and their two children, Danica and Connor, love wide open spaces, they enjoy camping, boating, quading, hunting, fishing, kayaking, snow-shoeing, snowmobiling, x-country skiing and spending time outdoors. Dr. McLaughlin also loves to cook, bake and garden, so if you have a good recipe she would love to hear about it!

COVID-19 update

UPDATE: Re-Opening Plan

OPENING DATE has changed to Monday, May 25th!! Staff will be learning and practicing many new protocols and regulations to better serve our patients in these changing times  We look forward to seeing you all again!

We are happy that the province is doing so well in containing the spread of the virus and hope that we can continue to reduce our active cases. Our province and people have worked so hard at being careful and practicing social distancing which has contributed to our success. All people in essential services that have continued working during this time have done an amazing job and truly need to be commended for their hard work. Events like this have huge mental and physical ramifications on everyone, especially those in essential services.) What to Expect in Our Office Read our safety protocols


We will be opening on Monday, May 25th!

What to Expect in Our Office Read our safety protocols.