Melissa Flagg has been working in the medical field for the past 23 years as an ophthalmic technician and is certified by JCAHPO as a certified ophthalmic assistant (COA) as well as an ophthalmic scribe (OSC). She has also earned several continuing education certificates for classes including virology, human physiology and medical neuroscience at Duke University.
Melissa currently works at a large clinic in the Central Florida area where she focuses her time on treating patients and writing patient education articles on ocular anatomy and pathology as well as how systemic disease affects the eye.
The daughter of a controlling mother, Melissa is the host of the Unmasking the Controlling Mother podcast, and is currently writing a book about her life with a controlling mother. If you'd like to contact Melissa, you can email her using the links above, or find her on Twitter (@controllingmom2) or on Instagram (@Controlling_Mother).
Melissa lives in a rural community in Northern Central Florida with her husband and daughter along with their dog Sekhmet and their cat Osiris. In her spare time, she enjoys photographing dragonflies (an obsession of hers), crocheting, scrapbooking, reading, gaming and spending time with her family.