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Campus 

762 E. 13th Ave.
541.343.3333
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Westside 

1740 W. 18th Ave.
541.343.5555
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Sheldon 

2540 Willakenzie
541.484.9999
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Our Doctors

Are you looking for an eye doctor in Eugene, Oregon?  Rainbow Optics has some of the leading optometrists in the Eugene / Springfield area and has been providing excellent service for over 40 years.  Our team of eye doctors will give personal attention to your unique eye care needs.  If are looking for an eye doctor in the Eugene / Springfield area, please contact us to schedule an appointment.

Image Daran deCalesta, O.D.

Dr. deCalesta is a caring, friendly clinician who takes the time to listen to best serve your eye care needs. A graduate with distinction from Pacific University College of Optometry, Daran specializes in contact lenses and management of ocular disease in addition to general practice. He enjoys time with family, exercise, and learning new technologies, and has lived in Oregon for over 25 years. "I appreciate the trust granted me by my patients and the personal relationships we have built. I enjoy working with people, and I hope you sense that each time we meet."

Professional Profile
Undergraduate Education
1993 - BS in Professional Microbiology with High Honors, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Optometry School
1998 - Pacific University College of Optometry with Distinction, Forest Grove, OR
Optometric Practice
2000 to present — Rainbow Optics, Eugene, OR

Image Pamela Ebert, O.D.

Dr. Ebert is soft-spoken, patient and passionate about eye health.  She graduated from the University of Houston in 1984 and moved to Oregon in 2014.  In her spare time, Dr. Ebert is active in her church, has a farm and is interested in photography and exploring Oregon.

Professional Profile
Undergraduate Education
1978 - BS in Biology Lamar University, Lamar Tx
1984 - BS in Optometry University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston, TX 
Optometry School
1984 - University of Houston College of Optometry
Optometric Practice
1994 - 2014 - Colony Vision Center, The Colony, TX
2014 - 2017 - Custom Eyes, Springfield, OR
2017 - present - Rainbow Optics, Eugene, OR

Image Richard Ehlen, O.D.

Soft-spoken, dependable, and efficient. Rick Ehlen's candid, straightforward manner makes it easy for people to trust him. Born in Minnesota. Rick grew up in a small farming community. He enjoys fishing, archery hunting, coaching youth sports and home improvement projects. He and his wife Carol, a physical therapist, have three sons - David, Timothy, and Brett.

Professional Profile
Optometry School
1992 — Pacific University College of Optometry
Optometric Practice
1992 to present — Rainbow Optics, Eugene, OR
1996 to present — Adjunct Clinical Professor, Pacific University College of Optometry

Image Norman Goo, O.D.

Upbeat, friendly, kind, compassionate and pleasant-mannered, Dr Goo has a quiet, easy-going personality that make people feel comfortable. Norman grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. He enjoys photography, martial arts, walking and acoustic guitar. Currently, Norman resides in Eugene and has two children, Tianna and Keenan.

Professional Profile
Optometry School
1984 — Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, OR
Optometric Practice
1984 to 1986 — Indian Health Service, Fort Yates, North Dakota
1986 to 1988 — Vista Optical, Beaverton, OR
1988 to 1995 — Rainbow Optics, Eugene, OR
1995 to 2003 — The Eye Center, Eugene, OR
2003-present — Rainbow Optics, Eugene, OR

Image Dan Neitz, O.D.

A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Neitz first visited Tracktown USA in 2007 to run the inaugural Eugene Marathon.  Dazzled by its charm, he purchased a home in 2009 and visited occasionally until permanently relocating in July, 2017.  A former physical science teacher, he graduated with honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1989 and was in solo, private practice for 25 years.  For Dr. Neitz, a favorite part of private practice is interacting with his patients on a personal and professional level.  He enjoys utilizing his teaching skills to explain and answer questions as they arise and feels education is an integral part of the examination.  An avid runner, he enjoys the many trails and roads in and around Eugene to run, bike or walk his 2 dogs.  He is looking forward to attending the many track and field and cross country events at Hayward Field and the University of Oregon.

Professional Profile
Undergraduate Education
1975 - BS, Secondary Education, Bloomsburg State College, Bloomsburg, PA
Optometry School
1989 - Doctorate of Optometry, Pennyslvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA
Optometric Practice
1995 - 2017 - Staff optometrist Parkhouse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
1991 - 2017 - Solo Private Practice, Royersford, PA
2017 - present - Rainbow Optics, Eugene, OR

Happy to be here!

Image Hiren Patel, O.D.

Hiren Patel, O.D. Dr. Hiren Patel, an energetic and friendly optometrist. He moved back to Eugene after completing his clinical rotations. His first rotation was in Orange County, California, where he fell in love with the sunny beaches and nearby theme parks. His second rotation was in Southern Oregon at the White City VA Rehabilitation Center & Clinics, where he practiced managing ocular disease and proudly served those who served our country. Dr. Patel’s third rotation was in Lake Havasu, Arizona at a medical eye clinic. His final rotation was in the Eugene/Springfield area, working with local optometrists. He enjoys traveling and watching sports in his spare time. 

Professional Profile

Undergraduate Education
2014 - Human Physiology and minors in Biology and Chemistry, University of Oregon

Optometry School
2018 - Doctorate of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, OR

Optometric Practice
2019 to present - Rainbow Optics, Eugene, OR

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