Dr. Richard Harrison graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Western Oregon University in 2002. Soon after, Dr. Harrison enrolled at Pacific University in Forest Grove, where he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2006.
Upon graduation, Dr. Harrison, his wife, and 2 children moved from the northwest to Southeast Georgia. Dr. Harrison started a private vision practice where he provided many different services including routine eye exams for glasses and contact lenses, Diabetic eye care, Cataract pre- and post-operative care, and the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases such as Glaucoma, allergies, and eye infections of all types.
In 2011, Dr. Harrison and his family decided to return to the Northwest. They lived briefly in Klamath Falls, OR before joining Valley Vision Clinic in September of 2012. He and his wife grew up in the Hermiston, OR area and are excited to be back home. Dr. Harrison enjoys the outdoors, hiking and is an avid sports fan. He and his family are also active members of their church and enjoy serving in the community.