Klamath Eye Center

Dr. Robert Forbes is a native Oregonian with over thirty years’ experience in optometry. He obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree at Pacific University College of Optometry, in Forest Grove Oregon in 1993. In addition to owning multiple practice locations and an optical lens manufacturing laboratory in the Portland area, Dr. Forbes has served as an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Pacific University, and an instructor for the Optometric Technician Program at Clark County Community College. Dr. Forbes recently retired with the rank of Lt Col after proudly serving as Chief of Optometric Services in both the Oregon and Washington Air National Guard. Dr. Forbes has extensively traveled on numerous Medical Missions providing eye care services to under-served communities both within the USA and abroad, and most recently resided in rural central Washington. Dr. Forbes grew up in both the rural farmland and wooded Cascades and coastal forests of Oregon and has a love for all things outdoors. Desiring to be nearer to his two sons and family, and drawn to the plentiful outdoor activities afforded in Southern Oregon, he has relocated to Klamath Falls.