Dr. David K. Glabe

David K. Glabe, OD, MS, FAAO

Dr. Glabe is a native of Nebraska. He graduated with honors from Brigham Young University after serving for 2 years as a missionary in Nevada. He was valedictorian of his Doctor of Optometry program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR, where he earned a concurrent Master of Vision Science degree. He then completed advanced clinical training at the Kansas City VA Medical Center in ocular disease and low vision rehabilitation. He has practiced in seven states across the country and maintains active licenses in Washington and Oregon.

Dr. Glabe has been involved in laboratory and clinical research in macular degeneration and specialized ophthalmic imaging and enjoys presenting at academic conferences. He is the recipient of multiple awards for his academic and clinical achievements.

Dr. Glabe is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Oregon Optometric Physician's Association and American Optometric Association.
Dr. Glabe is involved in his local church and is a member of the La Grande Lions Club, as well as a co-founder of the Community Eye Clinic, which offers free eye care services for Union county residents under financial hardship. Dr. Glabe and his wife have five children. He is an avid hiker and enjoys spending time with his family, rockhounding, and stereo photography.

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