Kristen Walton, OD

Omaha, NE

Dr. Walton is an optometrist who serves a variety of patients. Her humble manner and desire to help others shines through her work and quickly puts everyone she meets at ease. Read More


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Meet Dr. Walton

Dr. Walton manages pre- and post-operative care for patients with ocular disease and who have had refractive surgery.

Serving others is a big part of Dr. Walton’s life. Her desire to help others has led her to perform comprehensive eye exams for children in Jamaica as a member of the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH). She also volunteered regularly with the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Event during school.

Dr. Walton gained valuable clinical experience at four different sites throughout the United States that exposed her to a wide range of patient care models and has given her the ability to meet the needs of a variety of patient populations.

Dr. Walton earned many honors during optometry school and is a current member of several optometry organizations.


  • Centennial High School, Circle Pines, MN
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead
  • Indiana University School of Optometry
  • Vance Thompson Vision Residency Sioux Falls, SD

Awards & Honors

  • 2019, Gold Key Council Member, Indiana University
  • 2018, Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society

Personal & Hobbies

Kristen enjoys camping, kayaking, water skiing, cross-country skiing, cooking, and reading.

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Prioritizing Research

Dr. Walton upholds the importance of research at Vance Thompson Vision by participating in numerous clinical trials.

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Kristen Walton, OD

May 28, 2024

Dr Kristen Walton and the entire office staff provide exceptional customer service...caring, kind and patient. Appreciate them very much!

April 5, 2024

Dr. Walton was always pleasant while explaining procedures concerning their eye treatment. She answered questions with details, giving helpful actions to make healing happen smoothly!!

March 19, 2024

If there were 10 stars, Dr Walton would be top rated. The entire staff is warm, funny and friendly. Plan for treatment was clear and direct. Highly recommend.

November 13, 2023

Dr Walton is amazing! She explains things perfectly and has the patience of a saint. She has taken amazing care of my mother. I would recommend her to anyone!! Lisa H

November 2, 2023

Great staff, Dr. Walton presented clear lens information to help me decide. Thank you.

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