About Our Practice
Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality of vision and eye health care through patient education, trust in our professional care, and the most technologically advanced products. It shows in everything that we do. From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!
W. Earl Buchanan, O.D.
Dr. Buchanan graduated from Pacific University, College of Optometry with a doctor of optometry degree. He practiced in Oregon, Missouri and Saudi Arabia prior to settling in Port Orchard in 1985. He enjoys the general practice of optometry, treating patients of all ages with various eye and vision problems. In his leisure time he enjoys golf, traveling, and gardening. He and his wife Dianne live in Port Orchard and have 2 grown sons and two grandchildren.
Joseph C. Trull, O.D.
Dr. Trull is a life-long Kitsap County resident and is a graduate of Olympic High School. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Visual Science from Pacific University and later earned his Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry. After working in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon, he joined the United States Navy where he served at Naval Hospital Bremerton. Dr. Trull then worked alongside ophthalmologists in Poulsbo at Pacific EyeCare before partnering with Dr. Buchanan at Pacific EyeCare of Port Orchard in early 2000. In his spare time, Dr. Trull enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, playing golf, and spending time with his 3 children.
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.
Learn more about our team here!
Jamie joined Pacific EyeCare in 2007 and brings in over 10 years of optometric practice management and optical dispensing experience. Jamie works in our business office to ensure that the staff and patients are taken care of to the highest degree. When she’s out of the office, Jamie likes to go boating, shopping, and spends time with her husband and 3 children.
Clinic Manager, COA
Jill joined Pacific EyeCare of Port Orchard in 2016 as our clinic manager, bringing more than 15 years of ophthalmology and optometry experience to our office. Part of that time was spent working alongside Dr. Trull in Poulsbo. Jill is a certified ophthalmic assistant. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time with her children and grand-children.
Shelly joined our team in 2014, bringing years of optometric experience & knowledge with her. Shelly enjoys working directly with patients and has a high interest in medical cases. She is also experienced with contact lenses, fittings, and training new wearers. Shelly enjoys hiking, watching sports, and being a mom to her 2 children.
Dez joined our tech team in early 2016. Previously working as an optometric technician in St. Louis, she brings great knowledge and experience to help better serve our patients. Dez moved to Washington State to experience the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys hiking, tiny home dreaming, and listening to live music.
Natasha began at Pacific EyeCare in 2012 in our optical department and now serves as one of our optometric technicians. Having completed her schooling for medical assisting, Natasha enjoys working directly with patient care and exam prep by gathering diagnostic testing on each patient. Natasha’s interests include hiking, camping, and spending time with her family.
Front Desk Coordinator
As our front desk coordinator, Courtney will be the first person you see at Pacific EyeCare. Courtney joined our practice in 2017 and brings 3 years of reception and customer service experience with her. Courtney strives to provide a more than pleasant experience to our patients, from the first contact on the phone, to answering questions about insurance, and making sure that everyone leaves our office with a smile! When Courtney is not at work, she enjoys hiking, spending time with family, and playing with her puppy!
Chantal joined the practice in 2007 as one of our optometric technicians but soon after found her niche as a billing expert. Chantal is very detail oriented and sees to it that insurance is billed in a manner that will benefit our patients the best it can. Chantal is available for any questions or concerns that patients may have regarding their Insurance. In her spare time, Chantal enjoys cooking, playing games with friends, creating DIY home projects, and spending time at the ocean.
Bobbie is part of our optical team. She joined our practice in 2015 and works in our optical dispensary assisting patients with frame & lens selection. With Bobbie’s great fashion sense and high standard of patient care, she will make sure that you have a pleasant experience with us and that you leave our office looking, feeling, and seeing great! In her personal time, Bobbie enjoys being out-doors, hiking, fishing, and spending quality time with her family.
Lisa joined our practice in 2015 after spending many years as a stay-at-home mom to her 5 children. Her previous experience in patient care as a dental assistant has helped Lisa transition into eyecare. As part of our optical team, Lisa loves helping patients find the right lenses to fit their lifestyle needs. Lisa likes to stay active, hiking and spending time outdoors, and spend time with her children.