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Our Opticians

Meet the Sight Shop Opticians

Our Sight Shop opticians help thousands of patients see their best each year. All our eight convenient locations are owned by Oregon Eye Specialists, so your optician works directly with your doctor to create the best spectacles for your eye health and vision needs.

Your eye health and ability to see well are directly related. When you see an optician who has access to your health and vision information – and a longtime relationship with your eye doctor – you get glasses that make the most of your vision and protect your eyes.

Certified by national standards

At The Sight Shop, all of our opticians are certified by the American Board of Opticianry, passing an examination to meet rigorous nationwide standards. Many of our opticians hold advanced opticianry certifications.

Adam Bryant, A.B.O.C.
Lake Oswego Sight Shop
An optician since 1992, Adam grew up in Portland, Ore. After spending five years defending our country in the U.S. Army, Adam earned his American Board of Opticianry certification in 1993. In 2004, he joined Oregon Eye Specialists and The Sight Shop.

Adam enjoys helping patients find the best prescription eyewear to fit their needs. He is especially helpful with children’s eyewear. He lives with his wife and twin boys and enjoys coaching youth sports.

Jarrod Oxford, A.B.O.C.
Various Sight Shop locations
An optician since 1998, Jarrod grew up in Hockinson, Wash., and attended Prairie High School and Clark College. He is certified by the American Board of Opticianry and joined Oregon Eye Specialists in 2008.

Like all The Sight Shop opticians, Jarrod enjoys helping patients find the best prescription eyewear for their needs. Now in his 13th year in the profession, he is especially knowledgeable about spectacle lens technology. He is an expert at helping patients find the most appropriate frame for their prescription that also fits their unique sense of style and taste.

Jarrod is a member of the American Optometric Association. He lives with his wife and cats in Vancouver, Wash. When he’s not immersed in his opticianry duties, he enjoys songwriting and playing various musical instruments.

John Gilligan, A.B.O.C.
Tualatin Sight Shop
John has more than 35 years of experience in opticianry. He got his start working for his father, also an optician, when he was a very young man. He holds longtime certification from the American Board of Opticianry and has been with Oregon Eye Specialists and The Sight Shop since we opened our doors in 1993.

All The Sight Shop Opticians enjoy helping patients find the best prescription eyewear. John is especially helpful at customizing eyewear to fit patients’ unique lifestyles.

A true Oregon native, John has lived his entire life in our beautiful state. He currently lives in Carlton, Ore., and in his spare time enjoys hunting and restoring classic Ford automobiles.

Julie Norum, A.B.O.C.
Aloha Sight Shop
An optician since 1992, Julie grew up in The Dalles, Ore. She attended Warner Pacific College, where she earned a B.S. in human development. In 1994, she was certified by the American Board of Opticianry.

Julie joined Oregon Eye Specialists in 2010. She enjoys helping patients find the best prescription eyewear and is especially helpful at troubleshooting difficulties and adjusting eyewear.

An active member of the Optician’s Association of Oregon, Julie lives in the country with her husband and pets. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, long lazy days at the beach and time with her family and friends.

Kipley Sittner, A.B.O.C.
St. Vincent Sight Shop
An optician since 1990, Kipley grew up in Eugene and attended South Eugene High School. He earned certification from the American Board of Opticianry in 1992 and joined Oregon Eye Specialists in 2010. Kipley has a particular interest in helping patients find the best progressive lenses for near and intermediate vision.

Kipley holds a master’s degree in cross-cultural studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. He spent several years in Taiwan and traveling in Asia, and he speaks Mandarin and enjoys Asian culture, art and history. Kipley lives in Sherwood, Ore., with his wife, children and the family’s Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Max. He enjoys travel and recreation in Oregon’s state parks, especially the Oregon coast.

Lisa Schmitt, A.B.O.C.
Tualatin Sight Shop
Lisa grew up in the Midwest and attended the University of Northern Iowa, where she studied business and public relations. She became an optician in 1989 and was certified by the American Board of Opticianry in 1990.

In 2007, Lisa joined Oregon Eye Specialists and The Sight Shop. All The Sight Shop opticians enjoy helping patients find the best prescription eyewear. Lisa is especially helpful at listening to patients’ vision needs and finding the perfect frame and lens match.

Lisa lives in Mountain Park. She enjoys cooking, gardening and all the outdoor activities Oregon has to offer.

Michelle Millmaker, A.B.O.C.
Good Samaritan Sight Shop
An optician since 1990, Michelle grew up in beautiful Portland, Ore., where she attended Franklin High School. She joined Oregon Eye Specialists and The Sight Shop in 1996, and was certified by the American Board of Opticians in 2005.

When she is not working with patients to select the best prescription eyewear for their needs, Michelle enjoys spending time with her two sons, attending and helping out with their various activities. She also likes working out, camping and exploring eastern Oregon.

Nicolle Cofflin, A.B.O.C.
Lake Oswego Sight Shop
An optician since 1998, Nicolle grew up in Canby, Ore., and attended Oregon State University, where she earned a B.S. in physiology and an M.B.S. in biomechanics. She was certified by the American Board of Opticianry in 2004.

In 2006, Nicolle joined Oregon Eye Specialists and The Sight Shop. Like all our opticians, Nicolle enjoys helping patients find the best prescription eyewear. She is especially helpful with children’s needs.

Nicolle has helped with several free vision clinics in the area that provide screening and other eye care services. She truly enjoys giving back to the community where she lives. Nicolle lives with her husband and their child in the Lake Oswego area. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her bike in the park and playing tennis with her husband.

Shannon McAllister, A.B.O.C.
Providence Sight Shop
An optician since 1998, Shannon grew up in Seattle, Wash. She attended the University of Washington, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She joined Oregon Eye Specialists and The Sight Shop in 2002 and was certified by the American Board of Opticianry in 2005. Shannon enjoys helping her patients find the best prescription eyewear for their needs. She is particularly skilled at helping patients pick out attractive frames that fit their face shapes.

Shannon lives in southeast Portland. In her spare time, she enjoys being active outdoors, including camping, hiking, walking, running, biking and swimming. Her favorite companions are her family, friends and dog, Chloe.

Sookkyung Hyun, A.B.O.C.
St. Vincent Sight Shop
Sookkyung grew up in Portland, Ore., and has been an optician since 1995. She was certified by the American Board of Opticianry in 2005 and joined Oregon Eye Specialists and The Sight Shop in 1999.

As she helps her patients select the best prescription eyewear, Sookkyung is especially careful to inform her patients about all the products available to them for optimal vision. She enjoys remembering something about each patient for later conversations and treating patients like friends and family.

Sookkyung lives in Northeast Portland with her future husband and their cat Fiona. She enjoys all the outdoor activities Oregon has to offer – cycling, skiing, hiking and camping.

The Sight Shop Promise

All frames and lenses purchased at The Sight Shop come with our industry leading warranty. Your vision is important to us, so we stand behind our products: all frames and lenses are warranted to be free of manufacturer defects for a period of 12 months. We will replace, free of charge, any defective frame or lens during this warranty period. Please speak with your Sight Shop optician for further details, potential restrictions and/or exclusions to this promise.

Find your Sight Shop

Every Sight Shop is located next door to an Oregon Eye Specialists clinic, so you don’t have to go far to find one. Find your Sight Shop.

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