Dr. Kristen Bryant is a residency trained, TPA/g licensed optometrist, authorized to treat glaucoma by the New Hampshire State Board of Registration in Optometry. Dr. Bryant provides comprehensive eye care services, cataract surgery postoperative care, and has an interest in low vision. She has been trained to provide pre and postoperative care for the CentraSight Implantable Miniature Telescope.
Dr. Bryant received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences: Bioscience and
Technology from the University of New Hampshire. During her years at UNH she was active in
Alpha Phi Omega, a community service fraternity, intramural sports, and nutritional biochemistry research. She was the recipient of multiple student research grants, including an International Research Opportunities Program grant that allowed her to spend nine weeks in Copenhagen, Denmark studying exercise physiology.
After spending two years working in a research laboratory at the Boston Medical Center, Dr.
Bryant continued her education at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. At SCO, she was a member of Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, Beta Sigma Kappa
International Optometric Honor Society, and the Student Government Association. Dr. Bryant completed a primary care residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis, TN, where she treated many patients with diabetes, ocular diseases, and low vision.
Dr. Bryant worked for six years in a multidisciplinary Concord, NH area practice before joining
The Medical Eye Center. She is a clinical co-director for the New Hampshire Special Olympics
Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes vision screening program. She is a member of the New
Hampshire Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. She has served on the NHOA Board of Directors since 2011.
Dr. Bryant is a New Hampshire native. She grew up in Plainfield and currently lives in
Manchester with her husband, Matt, two dogs, Tedy and Mia, and cat, Paka. She enjoys cycling and cooking.