Dr. Eric Bryant

Dr. Eric Bryant is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, and served in Wilmington for over a decade delivering the highest quality comprehensive eye care. He is excited and enthusiastic to now plant his roots in the Asheville community and grow his career with the Envision Eyecare team.

Dr. Bryant earned his Bachelor of Science with Biomedical Emphasis at UNC, Pembroke. In 2002, he earned his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry, graduating magna cum laude. During his final years of graduate school, he participated in a volunteer program to help provide eye care to the underprivileged in Costa Rica, alongside Dr. Golson. Dr. Golson and Dr. Bryant were classmates at the Southern College of Optometry, and are now working together again! Dr. Bryant visited Honduras through Rotary International in February 2018 (photo above). As an annual service trip to serve and treat those in need, he ventured there with a service team to address eye health concerns and provide spectacle prescription correction and general eye health treatment. We are so proud of him and grateful to have such an altruistic doctor on our team.

From DRB while on his trip, 'We’ve helped over 500 people in need in the vision clinic between two of us. Anything from foreign body removal to HZV to readers, and everything in between. I’ve seen a few things here I’ve only read in textbooks and will probably never see again. So much to tell.' 

Over the last decade, Dr. Bryant has been a Lions Club board member, Rotary Vision liaison, awarded the Special Olympics Outstanding Volunteer Award, and founded a diabetic eye clinic at New Hope Volunteer Health Center.

His passion in life revolves around taking care of his patients needs, preserving and enhancing their sight, and creating loyal bonds that last a lifetime. He enjoys biking, surfing, snowboarding, and hiking with his dog, Nyles.


Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I’m definitely going back! “The most thorough eye exam I ever had was at Envision Eyecare. Plus they have a very helpful and professional staff, a beautiful office space, and an great eclectic selection of unique frames to choose from. I’m definitely going back!”"
    Nancy Hyton
  • "Best eye care in Asheville “If you truly want the best eye care in Asheville and it’s surrounding area you need to visit Envision Eye Care. This group of members makes you feel like your family. I had a full check-up and purchased a pair of sunglasses and the entire process was awesome. Just go visit and you will see what I’m talking about.”"
    Scott Finney
  • "When others had failed, Dr. Golson understood “When I first visited Envision, I was skeptical that Dr. Golson would be able to help with my special circumstances. When others had failed, Dr. Golson understood and was very patient working with me to get my prescriptions correct. The staff is exceptional and greets me by name each time I visit their office. I strongly recommend Envision to fill all your needs for eyecare. And they have awesome frames! Thanks guys and gals at Envision.”"
    Donna Koger
  • "Service and genuine concern for your best interests “I went to Dr. Golson and Envision Eye Care for an eye check recently. The office environment is very pleasant and the staff very helpful. Dr. Golson did a very thorough eye exam and was able to allay any fears I had about my visual health. In addition, I felt no pressure to purchase glasses at their facility. If service and genuine concern for your best interests are of value to you I recommend Dr. Golson and his staff at Envision Eye Care!”"
    Lawrence Hines
  • "Great Experience. “Had an eye emergency and they got me right in. Have since used them for my families eye care. Really good experience in every way.”"
    Katherine Dreyer
  • "Finally, an eye doctor who cares! “Great office with the nicest staff in Asheville. So impressed! I don’t have insurance so I wanted to be sure that my money went to a great local business, so glad my husband recommended them!”"
    Dani Magestro
  • "I trust my eyes to Envision Eye Care! “First, when you enter the office, you are greeted like you are the most important, special person in the world. Second, the staff is extremely professional and friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Larry is patient eye care is phenomenal! The most conscientious, thorough Dr. I have ever been to!”"
    Karen Paradis


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