Dr. Kirsten Turrisi is a native of Greenville, NC and holds a license to practice optometry in NC. She completed her Doctorate of Optometry from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with Magna Cum Laude honors in 2019. She also earned her BS Degree in Business Management from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2012 when she began her career with the 20/20 Vision Center. Prior to her medical studies, Dr. Turrisi has worked throughout the practice as an optometric technician, optician and finance manager giving her unique insight in patient care management. She is also pursuing a Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry where she has already had a study of hers on an idiopathic macular hemorrhage published by the American Optometric Association, recognizing the advanced understanding of a complex condition. Dr. Turrisi’s specialty is in the ocular management of hypertension and diabetic conditions.