WHAT GIVES US OUR EDGE?
A UNIQUE EYE CARE PRACTICE…
Edge Optics is a hip, local Eye Care Clinic in LoTown, Fort Collins! We are right across from the CSU campus, and near Old Town on College and Laurel. Our funky eye care practice offers handpicked, chic eyeglasses, beautiful sunglasses, affordable goggles, and sport-specific products for any Colorado activity. We have tried to pick as many unique brands as we can get our hands on that align with our values: eco-friendly, U.S. made or designed, and with a give-back philosophy and family-owned story. We want to outfit our patients to rock Colorado outdoor sports, in style.
We also love catering to kids! Edge Optics has the coolest kids’ area in Fort Collins with 80’s videogames, toys, and more! Dr. Bryant is a great eye doctor, and as a dad himself, he knows how to work with kids and does a great job making them comfortable with their eye exam experience. Dr. Schieber also has a knack for reaching a younger demographic with her big smile and genuine charm. She has gained valuable experience with eye exams for any age or demographic.
Kids receive a complimentary toy and can even get a fun certificate for their first eye exam!
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am-5pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 9am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed for rest and adventure
Eye Exam Appointments Available 5 Days a Week!
…AND A SUPER FUN STAFF!
Owner & Problem Solver
Si Hablo Espanol
Mindy is a Colorado native from Denver and came to Fort Collins to attend CSU. She then studied abroad in Spain, and came back to get a Masters in Educational Leadership at CSU. After teaching high school for a couple years, she and Dr. B were expecting their oldest son and decided to start Edge Optics! Mindy has visited 14 countries but is always dreaming about the next adventure. She loves reading, the beach, hiking, and dancing while cooking. Mindy spends as much time outside as possible on the family farm; walking the dogs, feeding chickens, caring for goats, and chasing her two little boys with husband, Dr. Bryant. These moments fill her heart with joy! Meeting and talking to people make Mindy the happiest….and she has a pair of sunglasses for every outfit.
Mikayla is a Colorado native from the Eastern plains; she enjoys beautiful Colorado sunsets, a good local beer, and spending time with family. As a former Phlebotomist, Mikayla enjoys poking people with needles. So don’t get on her bad side. 🙂 She has two beautiful kittens and never misses a manicure. She and her boyfriend love game night with friends and cooking together. Mikayla grew up with a tough older brother so she can handle her own but she also has an awesome sense of humor! She is always ready to laugh and have some fun! Mikayla is an extremely fast learner and can be found running the office as the Office Coordinator and Queen.
Charlene is our precious Nonna because she is Dr. Bryant’s mom and the grandma to our kids. She is so kind to offer her billing and accounting skills at Edge Optics, and help us get caught up on all things Insurance-related! Nonna is a former 3rd grade teacher, and she taught on the military base in Italy for 13 years. She speaks Italian, and loves the culture, the food, the art, music, architecture….all things Italiano! Nonna enjoys a bubbly glass of Prosecco and titillating conversation. Nonna has a passion for travel, and learning any topic! She is the Queen of Ted Talks.
Sheri is a former nurse, mother, and grandmother. Sheri hails from Oklahoma and has the sweetest soul-but don’t confuse that for a lack of strength! Sheri has plentiful experience in medical billing, insurance, nursing care, and community engagement. She enjoys working in her garden with her husband and watching her adorable grandbaby part of the week. Sheri is quick-witted and always focused on health and wellness. She has many walks of life and lived in many different places throughout her life. She is a wealth of information. We are excited to have her help with billing and organization.
Angela is from the deep South, Alabama to be accurate. A fair warning to you-she can whip out her lovely Southern accent to woo unsuspecting patients. If you hear the twang, you’re in trouble! Angela records audio books as a voice actress on the weekends. You can hear her voice on many different stories and meditations via Audible! Angela is an experienced Optician, and she has a degree in Medical Billing. She will be assisting Angie in the lab and filling in all around our office with her easy-going charm. We will be rockin’ and rollin’ through insurance and orders with Angie and Angela! The dynamic duo!
Shelley is another Colorado native that devotes much of her time to her beautiful extended family, and beautiful grandchildren. Shelley loves music, a crisp martini, country life, and learning new things. Shelley meets with a small group of family members and friends weekly to play card games. She is spunky, witty, and full of experience in various medical areas. She is the Goddess of optical tech, and enjoys getting to know our wonderful patients.
Katie is one of a kind with her sparkling smile and huge brain. She loves riding her bike, running, and hiking, and she is heading back to school part time after studying biology for her undergraduate degree. She can be seen about town taking classes, drinking a nice cold gluten-free Colorado brewsky, and participating in outdoor festivities. Katie is from upstate New York and she can play practically any instrument. Katie is a jill of all trades.
Kat hails from California but considers herself a Coloradoan now as she and her husband have raised two boys here and invested a lot of energy in their metal fabricating business. Kat is smart, confident, and ready to help anyone with a heart of gold. Kat has been an Optician for eons and knows all the ins and out of lenses and Opticianry. Please test her sometime! She’s ready for a challenge. Outside of work, you can find her getting pedis/manis with Mikayla or enjoying time with her family outside.
Alex was born in Englewood, Colorado and grew up in Centennial. He grew up with two younger brothers, an older half sister, and a dog. His personality and openness to new experiences and people shines bright! Competitive dance and gymnastics were his passions growing up. In high school he started working in the optometry business as a technician. He fell in love with it and all its intricacies. Now he is a Sophomore at CSU majoring in Biology to become an Optometrist. In his free time, Alex loves listening to all types of music, watching movies, and hanging out with his friends and girlfriend. He is super excited to be welcomed as a part of the Edge Optics community, and picking up on our ways quickly!
Cae is a Florida-born artist, poet, and photographer with a thirst for adventure. They left their hometown to explore the United States in 2018 and found a new home in Fort Collins late 2020 after falling in love with Colorado. When they aren’t dedicating themselves to their creative passions, they can be found out hiking the trails, haunting the local library, or hunting down cute thrifted items to add to their collection! More than anything though, they love creating community and would love to help you find the perfect optical fit so you can walk away not only feeling like family, but also with a boost of confidence in yourself and your own passions.
Angie has hefty Optician experience and she is running our backend tasks of frame ordering, insurance, charting, organization, and trouble-shooting! We are lucky to have her passion for optical on the team. Angie has a true knack for turning trash into gold. She enjoys making clothing and accessories out of recycled goods. She is our sustainability star! Angie has a grown son, an adorable puppy, and she is secretly a former singer and member of a band! Angie has a dry sense of humor which sneaks up on you…. so watch out!
THE CUTTING EDGE IN SPORTS AND FASHION EYEWEAR
Eye Exams, Eyeglasses, Contacts, Goggles, Sunglasses…We do it all!! Our business was founded in Fort Collins, Colorado in 2011 by a local husband/wife team, Dr. Mason and Mindy Bryant. The Edge was developed to provide individual attention to every patient at the eye clinic. Edge Optics offers fresh, innovative eye care and advanced technology in prescription and non-prescription glasses at unbelievably low prices! We also believe in environmental stewardship and provide eco-friendly eyeglasses and sunglasses. We implement environmentally-friendly practices in our business.
Mason and Mindy take full advantage of the wonderful recreation available in the Rocky Mountains. As outdoor sports enthusiasts, they share a passion for being active and testing the best equipment to maximize their adventures. Our specialized team of opticians and optometric technicians will provide the best, most personalized eye care service. Their fun-loving boys have inspired them to offer high-quality eyewear for kids as well! It is crucial that kids wear sunglasses outdoors and have affordable, protective frames for playing! Our team is eager to spread their enthusiasm for sports and fashion eyewear to patients of all ages and activity levels.
Dr. Mason Bryant started work as a technician in Optical laboratories in Tennessee over 18 years ago. He graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 2003. After doing his internship in Colorado Springs, he fell in love with Colorado. Over the last 11 years, Dr. Bryant has strived to be the most honest and accurate provider of Optometric care in Fort Collins, Colorado. He also stays on top of the fashion trends and ensures his products are fresh and top-notch. Edge Optics is the coolest Eye Care clinic in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado.
Come experience a new way to see and take your eyes on an adventure!