Eye Services - VA Portland Health Care System
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Eye Services

About the Program

VAPORHCS Optical Service includes optometrists, ophthalmic technicians, dispensing opticians, and other support staff who provide a full scope optometric services. Along with the treatment and management of ocular disease, Veterans are also screened and tested for any optical/eyeglass upgrades that may be indicated for routine visual needs.

Contact number for the Eye Clinic 503-721-7890

For low vision related services, please see the VAPORHCS Low Vision Clinic (LVC) web page.

Optical Shops

Optometry - Effective March 16, 2020, due to safety precautions to help limit the spread of COVID-19, all VAPORHCS optical shops are closed until further notice.
  • For your eyeglass-related questions or to get a message to the Optical team, use MyHealtheVet messaging or call 503-721-7890, option 3.

VAPORHCS has four Optical Shops where eligible Veterans can order eyeglasses, have eyeglasses adjusted and repairs done, and have related prescriptions verified.

VAPORHCS Optical Shops are located at;

Optical Shop general hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, closed all federal holidays. Service is on first come-first serve walk-in basis. If you were seen outside of the VA for an eye exam, please bring your current prescription when you come for your fitting.

Reordering Eyeglasses

Eligible Veterans may reorder their eyeglasses without having to visit the optical shop. Reordering is only an option when you have a prior order on record and your frame style is still available to order.

Simply fax your prescription to (503) 402-2943, or send a secure message via your MyHealtheVet account. When sending a fax or secure message for a reorder please include: the last four of your SSN, and your current phone number and mailing address.

Contact Number;  (503) 721-7890, option 3

Contact Info


  • Portland VA Medical Center, Eye Clinic, Bldg 100, 8-C140
    Vancouver VA Campus, Eye Clinic, Building 17, 3rd Floor
    Bend and Salem CBOCs

Contact Number(s)

  • 503-721-7890 Ext. Option 3

Hours of Operation

  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.