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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Silverton Eye Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Silverton.

Keirsten Eagles O.D. M.Ed. FAAO

Keirsten Eagles O.D. M.Ed. FAAO is excited to be the new owner of Silverton Eye Care as of October 2014. Dr. Eagles received her Doctorate of Optometry from Pacific University in 2007. Her goal and commitment to her patients is to improve the quality of life through enhanced vision care. She practices primary care, medical and behavioral optometry. Dr. Eagles has lived with her husband, Matthew, in Mount Angel for several years now. She loves the Silverton community and looks forward to spending her life here. In her spare time, Dr. Eagles loves to walk her 5 dogs (usually at the same time), water ski, train for various triathlons and runs and play in her vegetable garden.


Kristina is an expert when it comes to eyeglass needs. She is very knowledgeable about the latest eye-wear fashions, lens material & lens treatments. Kristina has over 6 years of experience as an optician and is eager to help create the best vision experience possible to each & every patient. In her free time she loves road trips and outdoor activities with her kids. She also enjoys 5K and 10K runs.


Sarah performs special testing and enters important patient medical information. Sarah is also knowledgeable in choosing the right frame and lenses for each person’s specific needs. She does an excellent job in training contact lens wear and care. Sarah enjoys reading, coffee, softball and spending time with her husband Andrew and their two daughters, Emilee and Madison.


Valerie is likely who each patient talks to when they call into Silverton Eye Care. She greets everyone with a smile and a cup of coffee. Valerie is happy to schedule appointments, update patients contact and insurance information. Valerie enjoys spending her time with her family including her two boys, going to church and camping.


Kayla is responsible for getting each patient ready to see Dr. Eagles. She preforms special testing and enters important medical information. She is excited to meet each and every patient and give you the quality care you deserve. Kayla enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, hiking and fishing as well as cooking and baking and reading a good book.

Chris McCoy

Silverton Eye Care LLC is blessed to have Chris McCoy join us on Fridays to do Vision Therapy. She has over 13 years’ experience helping individuals with vision related learning disabilities and her passion is evident every time she interacts with a patient.​ Chris enjoys drinking coffee, reading, and traveling. Her interests include nutrition and exercise.

Leroy W. Gilge, O.D.

Special thanks to the previous owner of Silverton Eyecare, Dr. Gilge. Dr. Gilge graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 1967 with a BS in Biology, and from Pacific University in 1971 with a Doctor of Optometry degree. He has also completed graduate ocular disease courses from Penn State and Pacific. Silverton Eyecare has been successfully serving Silverton and the surrounding community for 43 years. As Dr. Gilge transitions into this next phase he has more time to do some of the things that he enjoys like traveling, fishing, visiting family and camping. He enjoys trips to Chelan, Washington to see his daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren. He also enjoys spending time with his daughter who lives in the Portland area.


We have a network of referral sources, should you need more specialized care, and we provide co-management services with area ophthalmologists for cataract surgery or refractive surgery such as LASIK.

We also refer to your family physician if you have issues from systemic problems that are showing in the eyes. This would include things like diabetes, hypertension, thyroid disease, and others.