About Our Doctors

Robert J. Arleo, MD
Dr. Robert Arleo obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Hofstra University where he graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center, Brooklyn New York where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Ophthalmology at the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse. Dr. Arleo started practice in Ithaca, New York in 1994 and became Board Certified in Ophthalmology in 1995 by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Arleo has been a Clinical Investigator for Alcon Laboratories has been participated in many FDA trials for surgical products and medications that are now commonly used.
He has lectured internationally on cataract instruments and techniques.
Clinical Interest / Practice Focus
Cataract & Implant / General Ophthalmology

Professional Societies and Organizations
- Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1995
- Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Member, American Medical Association
- Member, Medical Society of the State of New York
- Member, Tompkins County Medical Society
- Member, New York State Ophthalmologic Society
- Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- Member, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists

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Tamara J. Stockwin, O.D.
Prior to joining Arleo Eye Associates in 2004, Dr. Stockwin obtained her Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Buffalo where she was a member of the Order of Omega Honor Fraternity. She received her Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois, where she was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Fraternity and the Tomb and Key Honor Fraternity. Dr. Stockwin has training in the treatment and management of ocular disease, low vision, pediatric vision care, and refractive and specialty contact lenses, including lenses for kerataconus.

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Melissa C. Oltz, O.D. , F.A.A.O.
Dr. Oltz joined Arleo Eye Associates in July 2008 after completing a Residency in Ocular Disease at the VA Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. She is currently trained in pediatric vision care, binocular vision assessment and treatment, refractive and specialty contact lenses, ocular disease/infection diagnosis and treatment, and low vision. As an active member in the American Academy of Optometry, she received her Fellowship in 2009.

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Mary K. Conroy, O.D.
Dr. Conroy received her Bachelor of Science from University at Buffalo. She completed her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, where she was student president of VOSH, Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity, and organized two mission trips to the Dominican Republic providing free eye exams and glasses to underserved communities.

Dr. Conroy then completed an Ocular Disease residency at Baltimore VA Medical Center, where she worked closely with cornea, glaucoma, and retina specialists at Wilmer Eye Institute at John Hopkins University and other well respected practices in the Baltimore area.