Dr. Kristen Derry
Dr. Kristen Derry has been passionate about eye care since the age of twelve when she received her first pair of glasses. After graduating from Grants Pass High School in southern Oregon, Kristen attended Southern Oregon University. Later earned her doctorate in optometry from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. For her externships she worked at the White City VA Medical Center in Southern Oregon, Orion Vision in Bend, OR, Hellerstein and Brenner Clinic in Denver, CO, and the Joint Lewis McChord base in Tacoma, WA. Currently Dr. Derry lives in Beaverton with her husband Matt and her daughter Mabel.
Eye Health Resources
What Happens During An Eye Exam: Everything You Need to Know
Eye exams are important for maintaining overall eye health and detecting potential vision problems early. During an eye exam, your eye doctor will perform various tests to evaluate your vision and detect any underlying conditions or diseases.
Recognizing the Signs of 9 Eye Diseases: When to See an Optometrist
Out of all our senses, vision is perhaps the most vital! Our eyes allow us to navigate the world around us, appreciate its beauty, and perform tasks that require visual acuity, like reading or driving.
What Is the Right Age for Wearing Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses can be a great option for people who want the convenience of vision correction without the hassle of eyeglasses. However, when it comes to determining the right age to start wearing contact lenses, there are many factors to consider.