While Dr. Harris was raised in Southern California, his true roots are Oregonian. Both
parents were born and raised in Oregon (Roseburg and Klammath Falls). Dr. Harris
completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara with a
degree in Biology. He then obtained his doctorate in Optometry at the Interamerican
University of Puerto Rico. During his time in Puerto Rico he met his wife, Irene, and
became fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Harris and Irene were married in 2002 and lived in Southern California for 8 years.
During that time, Dr. Harris had the distinct privilege of working as the team optometrist
to the Los Angeles Angels baseball team, the Anaheim Ducks hockey team, and with
the USA Men’s Volleyball team. You should ask him to show you the photo of him
getting to drink from the Stanley Cup on the Ducks’ Championship night!
In 2009 Dr. Harris and his family moved to Oregon where he’d come to fill the big shoes
of Dr. Kamelia Massih, OD at Beaverton Vision World. Dr. Massih, a very smart and
accomplished optometrist had established Beaverton Vision World 25 years prior.
Continuing Dr. Massih’s legacy, Dr. Harris opened Tigard Vision World in the summer of
Dr. Harris specializes in contact lenses, has a passion for sports vision, and loves
creating a personalized and enjoyable experience for all of his patients. Outside of the
office he enjoys fishing, snowboarding, camping, and mostly spending time with family