ABOUT US2017-07-19T00:24:36+00:00

Our Mission

Practice With Purpose; locally and globally.


Dr. Annie Bacon
Owner and Optometric Physician

Dr. Annie Bacon Optometric physicianPortland Optometrist Annie Bacon grew up in Beaverton, Ore., graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s of Science, and earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA.  Upon graduation, she was recognized and awarded the Practice Management Award of Excellence by Marchon.  After being wooed into returning to Portland, Dr. Annie married her college sweetheart in 2011 at the Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland, Ore.  Dr. Annie’s personalized approach allows her to develop long term relationships with her patients and she is grateful for the opportunity to provide Optometry services to her friends and neighbors of the Portland community.
Dr. Annie Bacon is passionately active and cares deeply for her community.  Most notably, she Chaired the 2013/14 Junior League of Portland’s Stop Human Trafficking Committee where she helped shine a spotlight on a terrible epidemic.  She is a member of the Chi Omega Alumni Association of Portland, Oregon Women’s Foundation, the American Diabetes Association and various other professional organizations.  As a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for the Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Annie has advocated on behalf of Portland children.  She is committed to fighting for the inequities of children. Dr. Annie is also a founding member of the Oregon Women’s Foundation. This commitment to her community is a reflection of the passion Dr. Annie brings to her patient care.


Brian Bacon
General Manager

Brian Bacon General Manager Eye DepartmentBrian grew up in SW Portland and graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Political Science.  Brian is an Eagle Scout Award recipient, a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and is active in the community. He has enjoyed volunteering for a variety of local non-profit organizations as well as the SEVA Foundation. Brian developed a retail shopping addiction in high school and has since channeled that addictive behavior to sunglasses. Brian and Dr. Annie traveled throughout Cambodia in January 2015 volunteering with the SEVA Foundation Cataract Camps. Brian is an Oregon Duck, a lifelong Portland Trailblazer fan and an avid Portland Timbers supporter. 

Patient Care Coordinator

Michelle came to Eye Department all the way from Japan. After hearing about the amazing work Dr. Annie was doing, Michelle jumped on a plane and headed for Portland. Well, not quite, but Michelle is a world traveler with a passion for helping people. She is the Eye Department welcoming committee, insurance specialist and all around great addition to the team. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the Portland food scene and dominating the local gaming scene. Michelle is your go to contact in coordinating with your insurance company and the person willing to go above and beyond to help. 


Monique joined Eye Department in early 2016 after working for several years at another well-established practice. She has developed a broad optical skill set and enjoys teaching the latest and greatest in vision technology. She has an affinity for eyewear, both the technical and the aesthetic.  She enjoys the opportunity to help patients improve their vision and ultimately, their quality of life. We greatly appreciate her team focused attitude as well as her willingness to listen to Journey ballads on repeat.  When she is not fitting frames or measuring pantoscopic tilt, Monique can be found exploring the Pacific Northwest. 


Career Opportunities

Are you an amazing individual? Are you an experienced Eye Care Professional? Are you a problem solver? Are you looking for a team oriented approach? Eye Department eye care & eyewear is on the look out for high character individuals to add to our team.  Please take some time to review our website, social media accounts and online reviews to better acquaint yourself with our practice. Our mission; To Practice with Purpose; Locally & Globally is not just a marketing phrase created for feelgoodery. Practicing with Purposes is the foundation for everything we do at Eye Department. If you feel confident in your professionalism and think we may be a good fit, we are interested in meeting you. Please feel free to send us your resume, tell us about yourself and let us know how you can help us help our patients. Send us an email: team at eyedepartment.com.

Portland Eye Health Care Team