Melissa Gratz

Melissa began her career with the American Lung Association of the Northeast before joining Avedro, the company behind Living With KC. She is currently a part of the Marketing Communications Team, where she serves as a marketing specialist, is responsible for developing and managing digital marketing projects, and working cross-functionally to ensure patient needs are met. Melissa graduated with a B.S. degree in Marketing from Framingham State University, with a focus on direct to consumer communication strategies.

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BlogMelissa Gratz
August 6, 2020

Introducing the Living with Keratoconus Patient Support Program

If your doctor has recommended FDA-approved corneal cross-linking— the first and only FDA-approved therapeutic treatment that stiffens the cornea to slow or halt the progression of keratoconus, then you may…
BlogMelissa Gratz
May 14, 2020

Coronavirus and Eye Health – What You Need to Know

Here in the Living with KC community, we hope to clear up some confusion around COVID-19 and your eye health. Keep reading to learn ways to help prevent yourself from…
BlogMelissa Gratz
May 4, 2020

Sarah’s Video Series: A Story of Keratoconus, Down Syndrome, and Treatment

During their initial appointment, the corneal specialist explained that 5-15% of people with Down syndrome also have keratoconus and recommended that Sarah consider FDA-approved corneal cross-linking...
KC JourneysMelissa Gratz
March 17, 2020

Keratoconus Journey: Dione

Dione had been living in a "haze" of blurry vision since she was 18 years old. She tried a variety of contact lenses hoping they would help her to see…