About Our Practice


Owen Eye Care is a family owned optometry practice in Newberg, OR. Over a decade ago, Dr. Owen and his wife Sarah’s dream was to participate in and serve the Newberg community with their own practice. OEC is fueled by their passion for community and guided by the belief that patient education and empowerment is central to overall health. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!

We are pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.

Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.

Dr. Michael and Sarah Owen

Dr. Michael Owen

Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Owen and his wife Sarah are long-term residents of Newberg having both graduated from George Fox University in 2003 and 2004. Dr. Owen completed his Doctorate of Optometry at Pacific University in 2009. He spent 5 years working in a corporate setting before opening Owen Eye Care in 2015. The Owens have 4 boys, Isaac, Luke, Matthew, and Judah and enjoy playing outside as much as possible. They feel blessed to be a part of this community and are thrilled with the opportunity to serve the people here.

Dr. Michael and Sarah Owen

​Dr. Amanda Kaufman

Doctor of Optometry

​Dr. Kaufman graduated from George Fox University in 2005 and received a Doctorate of Optometry at Pacific University in 2009. She completed a residency in corneal disease and therapeutic contact lens management at Pacific University and worked for five years providing comprehensive vision care as part of a major Midwestern multidisciplinary health system. Mandy is thrilled to be back amongst friends and family in the Newberg community as part of a practice focused on keeping patients healthy and happy.

About Our Team

Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.

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​Sarah Moody

Office Manager

Sarah is a Newberg native. She and her husband, Jeremy, feel blessed to be raising their three children in their hometown. Sarah enjoys serving the Newberg community as Office Manager at Owen Eye Care. She has an enthusiasm for organization and an eye for detail, which make her an asset to the team. Sarah believes in creating an environment where every patient feels welcome!

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​Lauren Brannen

​Optician

New to the Pacific Northwest, Lauren is originally from the Buckeye State. Lauren Graduated in 2016 with a degree in Business Administration. She moved out west the same year for an internship with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Recently married, Lauren and her husband Mitchell reside in Beaverton Oregon. Together they work with youth and young adults in the Westside South Portland area through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Lauren and her husband enjoy traveling​,​ ​r​unning,​ and hiking.

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​​Gwendolyn (​Gwen) Eccles

Optician

Gwendolyn works with patients to style, verify, and fit eyeglass lenses, frames, and contacts. She has studied color analysis and professional image. Previously, Gwendolyn was an educator. She brings her teaching experience to the optical field to aid in clearly explaining insurance benefits and lens options. Gwendolyn has an eye for helping patients find their perfect frame!In 2016, Gwendolyn moved from Chicago to Newberg, with her husband Daniel. She is passionate about investing in her community and supporting small businesses. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants and exploring scenic viewpoints in the area.