Amanda Rickher, doctor of optometryEye Doctor of and for the Carolinas

Dr. Amanda Rickher is a Weddington native and beyond excited to be returning to the area. She is a residency-trained optometrist and truly cares about her patients. She believes in giving comprehensive and thorough eye care and her residency has helped her with that. She enjoys caring for all ages from the little kiddos all the way to the elderly. Dr. Rickher especially likes serving patients who have ocular diseases and supporting contact lenses.

Dr. Rickher graduated with Honors from the University of South Carolina in 2012 with a degree in Chemistry. She went on to receive her doctorate of optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in 2016. She just finished her ocular disease and primary care residency at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center.

Dr. Rickher has recently moved back to Charlotte after being away for several years. She loves spending time with friends and family, running, and trying anything new!


  • The University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry
  • The University of South Carolina


  • North Carolina

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