Our doctors offer medical, routine, and complete eye exams. They are specially trained to look for glaucoma, diabetes, cataracts, macular degeneration, tumors, and other conditions affecting the eye, along with myopia, hyperopia and presbyopia, muscle balance and astigmatism.
Dr. Bruce Madsen and Dr. Spencer Ludlow are both renowned in the area for their expertise in performing cataract surgeries. With hospital privileges in Albany, Lebanon and Corvallis, you’re able to work closely with our Surgery Coordinator to find a suitable date, time and location to meet your needs. Learn more about cataract surgery at the National Eye Institute’s website.
Lasik is often an option for those who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism, and who seek a long-term vision solution through a surgical procedure. LASIK is the reshaping of the cornea, which can then result in improved vision. After an initial consultation with your doctor to identify your eligibility, you will be referred to one of our qualified, experienced physicians. Our surgeon performs Lasik surgery at TLC at the Bridgeport Village. Learn more about LASIK at www.aao.org/eyecare/treatment/lasik/index.cfm.
We have full-service opticals at our Albany, Lebanon and Corvallis locations. We offer an extensive line of designer and budget frames, including Prada, Coach, Koali, Michael Kors, Dolce and Gabbana, Versace, Silhouette, Flexon, Oakley, Maui Jim and Ray Bans. In addition, we proudly fit Varilux and other progressive addition lenses.
Our patients can also request changeable tints including transitions and photogray, along with high index, trivex, polycarbonate, and digitally surfaced lenses. We also offer the latest in Crizal anti-reflective and non-glare lens coatings. The opticians at each of our locations are highly trained to help you make informed decisions.
See more on our Lenses & Frames page.
Our contact lens technicians are trained in the latest technology. They have experience in bifocal, monovision, daily, weekly, monthly, colored, and medically necessary contacts. We also offer a full line of contact lens solutions.
We are proud to be the local provider of a variety of cosmetic services. Whether it is Botox, dermal fills, lid lifts or cosmetic products you seek, you can be secure in the knowledge that your doctor is both highly trained and experienced. We believe these services are best performed by a physician, and know that you will be pleased with the results.
Botox is often used to cosmetically reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles. After conferring with your doctor regarding the desired results, Botox serum is injected using a minimally invasive procedure. This procedure provides relief from laugh lines and wrinkles which appear around the eyes and on the forehead. Learn more about Botox at www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/botox.html
At Eyecare Associates we recognize the unique needs of our low vision patients, and offer handheld and freestanding magnifiers, along with special lights and large print items. This is a particular area of interest to Dr Jessica Norris, who works closely with patients to make sure they utilize the best possible options for their eye diseases and disorders.
8As parents of children you can be assured of the quality family eye care all of our doctors provide. In addition, we are also pleased to offer the expertise of Pediatric Ophthalmologist, David Wheeler, M.D. Dr. Wheeler specializes in many conditions of the eyes including strabismus. He has surgical privileges at OHSU and Samaritan Albany General Hospital, and sees patients on a referral basis at our Eyecare Associates Albany, Oregon, location.
We’re pleased to offer the only onsite full service lab in the area. We use the latest technology and lens materials to produce eyeglasses to your doctor’s specifications. We have a full line of products available including transition lenses, progressive additions lenses, bifocals, trifocals, high index, polycarbonate and trivex materials.
Our friendly opticians will provide you with the highest level of personalized care and expertise while assisting you with your eyewear needs. Each of our offices offers an extensive selection of designer frames. Our frames are available in a wide variety of shapes and colors. All of our frames include a one year warranty. We work hard to find the perfect and unique frame for each individual!
We carry eyewear made by Pucci, Coach, Nike, Juicy Couture, Fendi, Prada, Michael Kors, Aspex, Kate Spade, Ray-Ban, Charmant, Jones New York, Flexon, Lafont, Silhouette, Vogue and Oakley.
Eyecare Associates offers the latest in lens technology. We have lenses ranging from the newest digitally made progressive lenses to durable non-glare treatments. The majority of our lenses are of Essilor design. Essilor is the leading lens manufacturer in the United States. Some of their lens brands include; Varilux, Definity, Crizal and Transitions. They specialize in creating lenses specifically designed to enhance visual clarity and create comfortable, natural vision.
Safety & Sports Glasses
Our safety glasses meet OSHA requirements for on-the-job use where potential eye hazards exist. We have over 60 different styles of safety eyewear to choose from.
Did you know more than 600,000 eye injuries related to sports and recreation occur each year? In order to reduce this number, we strongly encourage the use of sports protective eyewear for children and adults. Sports protective glasses incorporate frame and fit technologies to reduce the probability of eye injuries. Our doctors always recommend safety frames and lenses for all sports activities.
We have an extensive selection of children’s eyewear. Our kids brands include Flexon, Easy-Twist, Ray-Ban, Nike, Juicy Couture, Nickelodeon and Jalapeños. We also carry stylish children’s protective sunglasses. Our Flexon and Easy-Twist frames are made from a memory metal material that is flexible and made to withstand extra wear and tear on glasses. All of our children’s frames include a one year warranty.
Did you know?:
- UV exposure may lead to premature macular degeneration.
- 20% of people with cataracts have them due to UV damage.
- 3.2 million people go blind each year due to prolonged UV exposure.
Polarized sunglass lenses provide superior protection compared to regular tinted lenses. A polarized lens blocks 100% of harmful UVA and UVB rays that come from the sun. They also filter glare and provide truer color with increased visual clarity.
Sunglass brands we carry include: Oakley, Maui-Jim, Ray-Ban, Pucci, Fendi, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Coach and BCBG. Check with our opticians to find out about other brands we may have available or can order.
At Eyecare Associates our highly trained contact lens technicians specialize in fitting all types of contact lenses. Including disposable soft lenses, extended wear lenses, and gas permeable lenses. Recent improvements in lens materials have even made it possible for those who could not previously wear contact lenses to enjoy the benefits of contact lens wear.
Your Contact Lens Exam and Fitting
During your contact lens exam the doctor will take very specific measurements of your eye, so that you may be assured of the best possible fit. Some of these tests include the size and front curvature of your eye, the cells of your cornea, and the diameter needed for your contact lenses. These measurements will be taken on an annual basis. Changes may warrant the need for updates of your existing contact lens prescription or style, even though they may feel comfortable to you. After your exam you will be directed to the contact lens technician. They will schedule your contact lens fitting, answer any questions you may have, and also discuss fees with you.
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