Dr. Amy Harper, O.D.
Originally from Mt. Olive, North Carolina, Amy began working in Kernersville in 2005 and opened Harper Eye Care in 2007.
She joined Triangle Visions in 2017. She enjoys helping patients of all ages see their very best, practicing primary eye care and fitting contact lenses.
Dr. Amy V. Harper received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology with University Honors from East Carolina University in 2001. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (now Salus University) in 2005 with a focus on pediatrics.
Get to know Dr. Amy Harper, O.D.
When did you know that you wanted to be an optometrist
I have known since third grade when I received my first pair of glasses. The instant gratification of helping patients improve their vision reminds me how dramatically seeing clearly changed my life. I still love watching a child’s face as they see details they have missed before.
Favorite part of being an optometrist
I love the intimate ways I get to know my patients, what is going on in their lives and families. I love living with a sense of community- everyone helping one another using their own gifts and talents. Life changes if you can’t see and helping preserve vision is incredibly rewarding for me!
I love the beach! Hearing the surf instantly lowers my blood pressure, and it’s the place where I feel closest to God. Really anywhere with my family is fine with me!
Favorite concert you’ve been to
I enjoy listening to Christian music, so most recent concerts have included Natalie Grant, New Song, And Mark Shultz
Do you have any pets?
We had the best dog, “Pickle”, a Boston Terrier who was named after me!
On a middle school field trip, we visited a Pizza Inn buffet, and I was challenged to a pizza eating contest; I smoked my competition finishing 24 pieces of pizza.
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