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Welcome to Coastal Eye Care

Your Optometrist in Long Beach, Astoria, & Seaside.


Welcome to Coastal Eye Care, we have three locations: Long Beach, Astoria, and Seaside. Our doctors and the Coastal Eye Care team strive to provide the finest in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services, and invite you to join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at whichever location is most convenient for you.

Coastal Eye Care is a full service eye and vision care provider and will take both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Long Beach, Astoria, or Seaside areas come to Coastal Eye Care because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our optometrists and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Coastal Eye Care, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patient's questions. Additionally, at Coastal Eye Care, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

At Coastal Eye Care, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at the phone numbers below or schedule an appointment today online.

Coastal Eye Care

Long Beach
1703 Pacific Ave S
Long Beach, WA 98631
Phone: 360-642-3214
Astoria
553 18th Street
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: 503-325-4401
Seaside
819 S. Holladay Drive
Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: 503-738-5361
Tillamook
102 Main Ave
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: 503-374-0399

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Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Darren Thorsen, Optometric Physician

    Dr. Thorsen is the founder and one of the Optometrists at Coastal Eye Care. He has strong ties to the area. He grew up in Warrenton, OR, and completed his undergraduate work at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. 

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  • C. "Bruce" Stebel, Optometric Physician

    Dr. Stebel joined the ranks of Coastal Eye Care in the summer of 2015 after completing his doctorate at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.

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  • Dr. Katelyn Powers, Optometric Physician

    Dr. Powers is the newest member to the Coastal Eye Care family after earning her doctorate at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA.

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Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Best eye care ever! I felt very comfortable with Dr. Darren, He really explained how important eye care is to a diabetic patient. Looking forward to seeing him again soon."
    Hannelore S.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why do I need to see an eye care provider? Many “silent” diseases, such as glaucoma and diabetes, can only be detected through regular eye exams. When these conditions are discovered earlier rather than later, they become easier to treat or manage, allowing for better long-term preservation of eyesight. ...

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  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

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  • Allergies

    Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not only do eye allergies cause discomfort, but they can also interfere with daily activities. Eye Allergy Causes Medically referred to as allergic ...

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  • Learning-Related Vision Problems

    Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, math disorder, writing disorder, auditory processing deficits, or visual processing deficits. Although each child with a learning disability is unique, many also have associated visual problems. Addressing these vision disorders may alleviate some symptoms ...

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  • UV Radiation and Your Eyes

    Optometry warnings about the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation on our eyes have not yet reached the degree of public awareness of that of skin damage. Yet, the sun can be just as damaging upon our eyes with unprotected exposure. Short-term exposure to very bright sunlight can result in a type ...

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  • How To Protect Your Eyes While Wearing Halloween-Themed Contact Lenses

    Spooky novelty contact lenses can make your Halloween costume even scarier, but are they safe? ...

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Long Beach

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Astoria

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Seaside

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Tilllamook

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed