About our Doctors




Eric Freedle, OD
Dr. Freedle graduated from UC-Irvine in 1981 where he received his undergraduate degree in Biology. He moved to the Northwest, where he received his doctorate in Optometry from Pacific University in 1985. He joined the Tigard practice in 1990, where the doctors have seen steady growth through the 90’s and beyond. Dr. Freedle currently practices at both our Tigard and Barbur Blvd. clinic locations. He emphasizes proper contact lens care and promotes optimum eye health by managing dry eyes. If you are considering Lasik refractive surgery, Dr. Freedle is very knowledgeable and supportive of this wonderful tool to better vision.

His hobbies include skiing, cycling, automobiles, windsurfing, travel, home remodeling and cars.


Clare Midson, OD
Born in England, Dr. Midson grew up locally in Beaverton, attended Beaverton High School and the University of Oregon Honors College, graduating with a double major in Biology and German. After working as a microbiology laboratory technician at OHSU, she completed her Doctorate in Optometry at Pacific University and graduated with distinction in 2001. Her interests are with children's vision, specialty contact lenses and medical eye care. She joined the practice in 2006 and enjoys working with all of the wonderful patients loyal to NW Optometric Clinics.

Dr. Midson likes to go camping, skiing, running, biking and hiking with her family. She has earned a black belt in Aikido and has recently taken up ballet. Dr. Midson is the past president of our local association: Portland Metropolitan Optometric Society.