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Hilary A. Hamer, O.D.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Hilary Hamer to our practice!


  • Doctor of Optometry, Salutatorian,Master of Vision Science, New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA. 2017
  • Master of Arts in Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. 2011

Work Experience:

  • Optometrist, Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell, MA. 2018-Present
  • Senior Chemistry Editor, MCAT Product, Firecracker, Inc. 2012-2014
  • Teaching Fellow & Academic Tutor, Harvard Summer School and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 2012-2013

Meeting Abstracts:

  • H.A. Hamer, J. Le, V. San. Impact of a New Optometry Clinic within
    an Established Community Health Center: A Retrospective Study of the
    First Year. 2019
  • Hamer H, MacLeod A & Panorgias A. Binocular Interactions during
    Rapid Alternating Occlusion as measured with Visual Evoked
    Potentials. 2016

Honors & Awards:

  • James F. Riley, OD Scholarship, Alumni Association Scholarship. 2016
  • Walman Optical Company Scholarship. 2016
  • Beta Sigma Kappa (BSK) Student Research Grant. 2015
  • Fund for Excellence Scholarship. 2013
  • Roland Walker Prize, William Pitt Mason Prize, Merck Index Award. 2011

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Optometry. 2019
  • American Optometric Association. 2017
  • Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. 2015

Contact Us

Portsmouth Office
155 Borthwick Avenue, Suite 200 E.
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Exeter Office
192 Water Street
Exeter, NH 03833

Somersworth Office
267 Route 108
Somersworth, NH 03878