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Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

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Rickey Salas A.B.O.C

Optical Manager, Certified Optician

Born and raised in Oregon, Rickey’s heart lies in the great Pacific Northwest. His family comes from Guam, so his roots proudly branch out to the Pacific Ocean; this has attributed towards his love for seafood, sun, BBQ’s and reggae music! Rickey’s love for optics started in 2013, he had always been fascinated by his sister’s tales of working in the field; this sparked his interest in the crossroads of healthcare and fashion. Within his first year of becoming an optician, Rickey was designated a Certified Optician by The American Board of Opticianry. He has continued to maintain up to date knowledge to provide the best service and care for his patients. Outside of work, Rickey enjoys exploring the outdoors; from hiking and camping, to fishing or grilling. Any excuse to be outside is a good one!

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David Fuller

Optician

David Fuller was born and raised in Oregon. He has been an optician since 2006, before that working in information technologies. David lives with his wife and three kids in a 1920’s farmhouse that they are slowly bringing back to life.

 

David is very interested in the technical aspects of eye care. In addition to working in the lab cutting lenses for eyewear, he likes to help patients learn about their eyes and endeavors to make it a fun experience. In his free time he enjoys playing many musical instruments and recording in his own studio for himself and others.

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Madeline Royse

Optician / Insurance Specialist

Maddy Royse was born and raised in the Portland metro area. She has a Bachelors degree in Biology. She enjoys science, research and helping people, so working in healthcare has been a perfect fit. As an insurance specialist, she researches patients’ benefits and makes sure that they are familiar with their coverage prior to received eye care. She finds that providing this service and being surrounded by fashionable eyewear are just a couple of the highlights of being a team member at The Eye Studio.

 

Maddy and her fiancé, Mike, have two children, a 5-year-old son, Calvin and 2-year-old daughter, Cadence, plus a pitbull named Leela.  They love going on camping trips and spending time outdoors. She also enjoys reading, both on her own and with her kids. Dr. Seuss is a family favorite!

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Andy Caoile

Optician

Andy Kekoa Caoile was born on the island of Oahu and raised on Maui. He is a Portland State University alumnus and started his first optical job in the Portland area in 2016. He loves helping patients be confident and fashion-forward with their eyewear. In his free time, Andy enjoys spending quality time with his husband Brandon and their many animals. He also loves to dance, shop, make jewelry and hang out with friends and family.

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Michele Diaz

Patient Coordinator

Michele hails from San Francisco, where she studied English for four years. She gained a passion for patient care through the field of dentistry, where she worked as an administrative assistant and later managed a small office. Michele and her husband, Francisco, moved to Portland after falling in love with the people, the architecture and the atmosphere of the city. Her favorite part of staffing the front desk is greeting many different patients throughout the day and making them feel welcome. Her passions include reading, travelling and watching a new film every night. However, she spends most of her free time playing with her small cat named Zucchini and an even smaller cat named Algorithm.

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Marina Soto CPO

Certified Paraoptometric Assistant

Born and raised in Oregon, Marina got her Bachelor of Science from SOU where she studied traditional print making. She got started in the eye care industry in 2013 as a technician in Wyoming. Learning about all things eye related has become a passion of hers.

She moved to Portland in 2015 with her partner of many years, Josh, her cat named Leo, and her corgi mix named Harvey. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the food & beverage scene and going to all of the dog parks.