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 firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your portfolio for consideration.
Dr. Mila Ioussifova, O.D. FAAO
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...Read More
Dr. Mila Ioussifova, O.D. FAAODr. 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...Read More
Dr. Sarah A. Ciampa, OD, FAAODr. 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.
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. ...Read More
Rishad IoussifovI 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.
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...Read More
Tischa IoussifovaEsthetician 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.
Optometric Assistant I come to the optical world from the world of wedding and event planning from Brooklyn, NY. It may seem vastly differ...Read More
Susan LiangOptometric 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.
Advanced Esthetician Samantha earned her Advanced Aesthetics certification from Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics Institute and completed her C...Read More
Samantha DuffyAdvanced Esthetician Samantha earned her Advanced Aesthetics certification from Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics Institute and completed her Cosmetology certification at Aveda Institute Portland. She loves to help people understand the unique needs of their skin by customizing treatments and educating on product use. Samantha believes that understanding the needs of your skin is the first step to treating chronic skin issues, keeping the skin healthy, and slowing the aging process. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, taking road trips, and trying new coffee shops.
Patient Coordinator ...Read More
Natasha RusilkoPatient Coordinator
Finding Her Passion in Ocular Health
An Oregon OD continues her life-long journey of education.
– Women In Optometry (2020)
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)
Beauty on the Inside
AM Northwest – Interview