At South Waterfront Eyecare, our philosophy is simple: we provide premium quality eye care services, promote healthy and sustainable lifestyles and contribute to our community – all while making sure our clinic upholds the style and panache that are hallmarks of Portland’s South Waterfront neighborhood!

South Waterfront Eyecare is about healthy eyes for life. With this in mind, we are committed to using the latest tools and technology to meet all of your eyecare needs. Another way we keep your eyes healthy is by focusing on prevention. We want to be your go-to resource for all things eye related so that we can see any eye health issues as they arise and address them right away. Plus, the specialists at South Waterfront Eye Care will help put you in the driver’s seat when it comes to your eye health by providing you with the tools and knowledge you need to care for your eyes. After all, your vision is one of your most valuable assets.

We want you to see well and look great. Yes, good vision and eye health are our top priority, but not at the expense of your personal flair. At South Waterfront Eye Care, you won’t find mass produced frames. We are committed to supporting independent frame manufacturers, bringing you the best quality materials and unique and sophisticated styles that express your personality. When we shop around for frames, we don’t stop at brand names – we want to know the story behind the frames, how and where they were made, and why they suit the unique styles of our clientele.

South Waterfront Eyecare practices community involvement through volunteerism, sponsorships and contributions to local charities. We are proud sponsors, for instance of the South Waterfront Farmers Market!

We also support and welcome local artists to showcase their work at South Waterfront Eye Care! Please contact us at info@southwaterfronteyecare.com to submit your portfolio for consideration.


Dr. Mila Ioussifova, O.D.

Dr. Mila Ioussifova, O.D. is a Doctor of Optometry in Portland, OR. It is my privilege to be your eye care provider at South Wate...

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Dr. Mila Ioussifova, O.D.

Dr. Mila Ioussifova, O.D. is a Doctor of Optometry in Portland, OR. It is my privilege to be your eye care provider at South Waterfront Eye Care. My goal is to take care of your eye care needs today, but also help you keep good vision and healthy eyes for life. I am a strong proponent of preventative care and believe that nutrition and natural lifestyle can help you be healthy and happy for life. I received my Doctor of Optometry degree in 2007 from New England College of Optometry and completed a community health-based residency program in Boston, MA. My training was extensive and diverse, including pediatric, geriatric, and primary care optometry, as well as, contact lens and ocular disease management. In 2009 I returned to Portland and re-discovered how lovely and one of a kind it is. Portlandians appreciate individuality and uniqueness. At South Waterfront Eye Care I want my patients to feel the personal service from the moment they walk in. While practicing optometry for the past 6 years, I have developed a special interest in ocular nutrition. Preventative care has become an important part of my practice. As a current adjunct clinical faculty at Pacific University College of Optometry, I have the honor of working with optometric interns. I am involved in clinical education, didactics and training of future optometrists. I am originally from Azerbaijan; I speak Azerbaijani and Russian. Мы говорим по-русский!

Dr. Sarah A. Ciampa, OD, FAAO

Dr. Sarah A. Ciampa earned her doctorate of optometry from New England College of Optometry and completed a primary eye care and ocul...

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Dr. Sarah A. Ciampa, OD, FAAO

Dr. Sarah A. Ciampa earned her doctorate of optometry from New England College of Optometry and completed a primary eye care and ocular disease residency at the VA Maine Healthcare System. She is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Ciampa believes preventative care, overall wellness, and great patient/doctor communication can all play an integral role in maintaining healthy eyes and vision. Outside of the exam room, Dr. Ciampa enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest outdoors and road trips with her husband and rescue pup. She also enjoys cooking with friends, making her best attempt at fly fishing, and plenty of yoga.

Rishad Ioussifov

I am the office manager and your go-to-guy for any questions or concerns, whether it’s about your insurance claims, appointments, frames or lenses. ...

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Rishad Ioussifov

I am the office manager and your go-to-guy for any questions or concerns, whether it’s about your insurance claims, appointments, frames or lenses. I’ve been in the customer service industry for over a decade and absolutely love it. I enjoy working with people; so I don’t really consider it work. Ultimately, I am here to make your time at South Waterfront Eye Care pleasant, helpful and efficient. If you don’t see me at South Waterfront Eye Care, most likely I am out biking, fishing, golfing or hanging with my wife and pets.

Tischa Ioussifova

Esthetician I have been with South Waterfront Eye Care for 5 years and it's been an incredible journey. I usually work behind the scenes i...

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Tischa Ioussifova

Esthetician I have been with South Waterfront Eye Care for 5 years and it's been an incredible journey. I usually work behind the scenes in billing and insurance, but love to meet and work with our patients every chance I get. It is my pleasure to simplify an often very confusing insurance situations to make your experience pleasant at SWEC.

Susan Liang

Optometric Assistant I come to the optical world from the world of wedding and event planning from Brooklyn, NY. It may seem vastly differ...

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Susan Liang

Optometric Assistant I come to the optical world from the world of wedding and event planning from Brooklyn, NY. It may seem vastly different but I love helping others in their time of need. Through working here, I’ve discovered a passion for optometry. Here at South Waterfront Eye Care, I am a jack of all trades - you can you find me pretesting, scribing and helping people find the perfect glasses. When I’m not at work you can find me with a matcha latte in hand, taking a Bar Method class or spending time my cat.

Taylor Green

Hi! My name is Taylor and I am the newest addition to the SWEC team! I am originally from North Idaho and have recently made Portland my home. I come ...

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Taylor Green

Hi! My name is Taylor and I am the newest addition to the SWEC team! I am originally from North Idaho and have recently made Portland my home. I come from a background of customer service and retail management but have loved my transition to the medical field over the past few years. I have a passion for helping people and finding ways to be efficient and organized. I am so excited to be apart of this team and community! Outside of work you can find me hanging out with my Husband and Mini Australian Shepherd hiking and exploring beautiful Portland!

Lauren Scheck

Patient Relations Coordinator Lauren here! I’m South Waterfront Eye Care’s Patient Relations Coordinator, and I work behind the scenes t...

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Lauren Scheck

Patient Relations Coordinator Lauren here! I’m South Waterfront Eye Care’s Patient Relations Coordinator, and I work behind the scenes to ensure that your visits are stress-free and (dare I say it!) fun. One of the newest members of the SWEC team, I’m ecstatic to work in a position that’s focused on helping others and establishing positive lines of communication. When I’m at work, you can find me chatting with patients on the phone, verifying insurance policies, and expressing my love for our paper shredder. When not at work, you can find me reading, watching corny tv shows with my friends, and obsessing over my orange cat, Perdu.

Samantha Duffy

Advanced Esthetician Bio coming soon!...

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Samantha Duffy

Advanced Esthetician Bio coming soon!

Press

Finding Her Passion in Ocular Health

An Oregon OD continues her life-long journey of education.
– Women In Optometry (2020)

 
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Do You Have Dry Eye? Your Beauty or Skincare Products Could Be to Blame.

When patients have dry eye disease, Dr. Mila Ioussifova’s goal is to find the root cause and treat it.
– Portland Monthly (June 22nd 2020)

 
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Beauty on the Inside

 
 
 
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AM Northwest – Interview