As an energetic native of North Dakota, Dr. Christen
Richard joined Oregon Eye Specialists in 2004. She
practices comprehensive ophthalmology performing
examinations and surgery in the areas of cataract,
diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye,
and oculoplastics with a specialization in the advanced
techniques of topical, suture-less cataract surgery. She
is currently accepting patients of all ages.
Dr. Richard serves on the board for the Oregon
Academy of Ophthalmology as a delegate for the
Oregon Medical Association. She is also an active
member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
As an attending physician at the Portland Veterans
Administration Medical Center, she teaches
ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Richard is also an appointed
Clinical Instructor at the Casey Eye Institute.
Dr. Richard enjoys bicycling commuting to work, cross-country
skiing, gardening, cooking, travel and spending time with her husband.
She is also training for a marathon.