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Kristia Owens, O.D.


Dr Kristia Owens

Dr. Kristia Owens enjoys providing all areas of optometric care. Her special interests are in ocular disease management.

Dr. Owens received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis and her Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. While at the Illinois College of Optometry, she was a member of the Tomb and Key Honor Society and received several honors, including recognition for her contact lens fitting skills. Dr. Owens has been practicing in Mesa since 1989.

She is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Southern California College of Optometry and the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Owens is a member of the Arizona Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. In addition to other community activities, she donates her time to Vision USA and InfantSee, which are national programs offering free eye care to people in need.

Away from work, she enjoys camping and kayaking with her two boys.

“Dr. Owens was thorough and to the point, explained to me what was going on with my eye and gave me a care plan. I will be going back to Southwestern Eye Center and Dr Owen’s for all of my ophthalmology needs.”

– Mackenzie K.

“Dr. Owens is a very knowledgable doctor and very pleasant. My wife has been seeing her for at least 9 years. We can’t say enough about Southwestern Eye Center. 

– Jan R.

“Have been seeing Dr Owens for many years. I appreciate her friendly and positive manner and feel that I always get good care.”

– Bonnie H.

“Dr Owens has been my optometrist for several years and I couldn’t be happier with her. She’s very caring and thorough and is interested in her patients beyond their eyes. She makes one feel very comfortable from the first visit. ”

– Diane B.

“Just met Dr. Owen for the first time. I was very impressed with her professionalism. She was very kind and took the time to explain what I needed to know about my eyes. I would definitely recommend her. ”

– Maria V.


See which locations Dr. Owens is serving.


Mesa – Stapley Drive

1055 S. Stapley Dr.
Mesa, AZ 85204
Tel: (480) 833-9100