Since 1969

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Our Locations

Find us throughout Oregon's beautiful Mid Willamette Valley

Salem Office
Salem Office

5686 Commercial St. SE
Salem, OR 97306

Currently opening one day per week | Friday: 8AM - 5PM

(971) 377-2703

Custom Eyes
Custom Eyes

904 Pacific Blvd SE
Albany, OR 97321

T-F | 7:00am - 5:30pm
Closed each day 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch

(541) 928-2020

Corvallis Office
Corvallis Office

2400 NW Century Dr
Corvallis OR, 97330

M-F | 7:30am - 5:00pm

(541) 752-4622

Corvallis Vision Center
Corvallis Vision Center

227 NW 3rd Street,
Corvallis, OR 97330

M, T, W, F | 7:30am - 5:00pm

(541) 757-1120

Lincoln City
Lincoln City

2930 NE West Devils Lake Rd Suite 2
Lincoln City, OR 97367

M-F | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed each day 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch

(541) 614-0946

Meet our doctors

Highly Skilled and Trained Specialists

Bruce W. Madsen

Is a board certified ophthalmologist and has been practicing at Eyecare Associates since 2003

Bruce W. Madsen, M.D, MBA, MHA


Bruce W. Madsen, M.D., M.B.A., M.H.A. is a board certified ophthalmologist and has been practicing at Eyecare Associates since 2003. Dr. Madsen grew up in Idaho. He completed his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and went on to graduate with honors and a Masters degree in Business Administration and Health Services Administration from Arizona State University. He completed his medical School training at Finch University Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. Dr. Madsen then served as chief resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center where he developed skills in the latest technique of no-stitch Cataract surgery as well as treatment for glaucoma, strabismus and ocular plastics. He also provides emergency and routine eye care for children and adults.

Dr. Madsen, with his wife, Jennifer, and their six children, is very involved with his church. He is passionate about helping people. His interests include working with the Special Olympics, golf, tennis, skiing, fishing, softball and spending time with his family.

Spencer E. Ludlow

Spencer E. Ludlow, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist.

Spencer E. Ludlow, M.D.


Spencer E. Ludlow, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist. He grew up in a military family and lived in many places around the country including North Carolina, Oregon, California, and Utah, and also spent 9 years in Japan. He attended Brigham Young University for his undergraduate studies and received his medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Ludlow then completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. with his final year working as chief resident. He completed his service in the U.S. Army as the Chief Ophthalmologist at Fort Jackson, S.C., joining Eyecare Associates in 2014.

During his time in the military, he had an opportunity to provide surgical care to injured service members and veterans, and to participate in humanitarian missions providing eye surgeries in Africa and South America. These experiences induced a deep appreciation as to the quality of care available in our country. Dr. Ludlow enjoys seeing patients of all ages for their acute or chronic eye diseases, and routine eye care. He has a particular interest in improving vision through treatment of cataracts and refractive surgery.

Dr. Ludlow and his wife Chrissy have four children, and he enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, playing the piano, and spending time together as a family.

Tomas A. Lopez

Tomas A. Lopez, M.D. is a board certified Ophthalmologist specializing in medical Retina.

Tomas A. Lopez, M.D.


Tomas A. Lopez, M.D. is a board certified Ophthalmologist specializing in medical Retina. Dr. Lopez joined Eyecare Associates in 2017. He was born and raised in Napa, California. He received a bachelor degree of science in chemistry from Pacific Union College. He went on to complete medical school in Loma Linda University School of Medicine, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. Dr. Lopez then went on to complete his transitional year of internship at Kettering Medical center in Kettering, Ohio. Dr. Lopez returned to Loma Linda University where he completed his Ophthalmology residency followed by a medical retinal fellowship.

Dr. Lopez has a background in treating comprehensive ophthalmology problems such as cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye and ocular trauma. Additionally, he is specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, chorioretinal degenerations and uveitis.

Dr. Lopez’s patient care philosophy is to provide up-to-date evidence-based care while tailoring it to each individual’s unique background and needs.

In his free time Dr. Lopez and his wife enjoy hiking in national parks, photography and trying new restaurants.

David Wheeler

Currently practices comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology Child Eye Care Associates

David Wheeler, M.D.


David Wheeler, M.D. currently practices comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology Child Eye Care Associates, in Tigard, Oregon. Formerly at Casey Eye Institute in Portland, Dr Wheeler has a special interest in research involving retinal disease in premature infants and in pediatric cataracts. He contributed four years to the study of intraocular lens implants in children with cataracts at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Wheeler is originally from New England and gradually worked his way west during his college years. He graduated from the University of California School of Medicine at San Diego where he was awarded William Newman Clinical Intern of the Year in 1988-1989.

Dr. Wheeler completed his ophthalmology training at the University of Texas Southwestern and went on to a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and treatment of adult eye misalignment. He has published many articles in scientific journals regarding the diagnosis and management of eye disorders.


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Our friendly, experienced and certified optical staff are trained to provide information on the latest technology in lens styles, tints, coatings, frame and lens materials.

50+ Years of Experience

We are proud to have been the local eye care provider of choice for families and individuals alike in the beautiful Willamette Valley of Oregon, since 1969.


Responding to needs throughout the Willamette Valley region, we continue to grow our office locations and services to fit the needs of the community.

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