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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.
  • Nystagmus

    Nystagmus is a vision condition characterized by repetitive, uncontrolled eye movements. These involuntary eye movements may be side-to-side, up and down, or in a circular pattern, which hinders the eyes’ ability to focus on a steady object. Individuals with nystagmus may hold their heads in unusual ...

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  • Macular Hole

    The condition known as a macular hole refers to a tiny break in the macula that results in blurry or distorted vision. To fully understand the condition, one must understand eye anatomy. The macula is a spot located in the center of the retina (the back portion of the eye). Located where light comes ...

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  • How It Helps

    The goal of vision therapy is to treat vision problems that cannot be fully addressed through eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery. For example, studies show that vision therapy may be beneficial for addressing eyestrain and other issues that can affect a child’s reading abilities. The human brain ...

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  • How It Works

    Vision therapy, also referred to as vision training, neuro-vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation, is an optometry subspecialty. Vision therapy is prescribed to develop, improve and/or enhance visual function so an individual’s vision system functions more smoothly. Vision therapy can be beneficial ...

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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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  • Signs and Symptoms Checklist

    Vision therapy, which is also known as vision training or visual training, is an individualized treatment program that can help identify and correct perceptual-cognitive deficiencies that are impacting visual learning, focus, and concentration. Vision Therapy for Children: Checklist While individuals ...

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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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  • Myopia

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that your eyes can see close objects clearly but struggle to see things in the distance. Nearly 30 percent of Americans are nearsighted. This condition usually develops in children and teenagers, up to about the age of 20. A teacher or parent might notice a child squinting ...

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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