Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.
If you are looking to brighten and enhance your vision, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (541) 426-3413!
Dr. J Troy Bailey
Dr. J Troy Bailey attended Pacific University and completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science, as well as Pacific’s College of Optometry and graduated in 1995 with his Doctorate of Optometry. He is certified in the Treatment & Management of Ocular Disease. Dr. Bailey is experienced in the treatment of glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye care, and dry eye syndrome. He co-manages cataract and Lasik refractive surgeries with ophthalmologists in surrounding areas such as Walla Walla, Boise, Lewiston, Tri-Cities, and Portland.
Dr. Bailey has been practicing optometry in beautiful Wallowa County since he purchased Winding Waters Eye Clinic in December of 2003. He opened his new office, Wallowa Valley Eye Care, in 2012.
Dr. Bailey has been recognized by the American Optometric Association for his loyal and dedicated service to the optometric profession as well as the Lion’s Club for his dedication and generosity to the community.
Throughout the years, Dr. Troy and his wife, Janice, and two lovely daughters, have enjoyed going on mission service trips, both in the states and abroad.
When he’s not seeing patients, his hobbies include golfing, making music, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Erica (Bailey) Ketts
Dr. Erica (Bailey) Ketts graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in 2020. She was raised in Wallowa County and is happy to be home to help give back to the community. She and her husband, Tyler, enjoy hobbies that include skiing, snowshoeing, travelling, learning Spanish and playing with their dog-child, Marv. Tyler and Erica have enjoyed volunteering at health care organizations such as Your Best Pathway to Health to serve the homeless population and are exploring future volunteer options to help others. Dr. Erica Ketts enjoys the medical ocular health emphasis at Wallowa Valley Eye Care, as well as the diversity of emergency and pediatric eye health. Her goal is to give her patients the care and education they need in order to make informed decisions regarding their eye health.
Janice is the office manager at Wallowa Valley Eye Care. She has previous experience in management as the Women’s Center Director in Walla Walla, WA. Janice has a passion for helping people and she loves working with our staff members to make our environment patient friendly and a positive experience.
Elaine, CPOA, is our optometric assistant who helps prepare our patients to see one of the doctors. She primarily does the pretesting work up and review of health history. She has previous optical experience as well as a degree in computer science. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter at the lake.
Gaylon, CPOA, CPOC, JCAHPO, Certified Scribe is one of our ABOC certified Opticians, that assists our patients in selecting their glasses, ordering, repairing and the adjustments of glasses. She also works in the capacity of a technician helping our doctors with specialized testing. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Tansy is one of our certified opticians, ABOC and CPO, and she works with our patients in discussing different types of lenses, tints, frames and eyewear available that will suit each individual lifestyle. She is well versed in education and training on contact lens wear. Tansy has worked with Wallowa Valley Eye Care since it was in its old location and made the transfer with us.
Sandy is our receptionist, CPO, and greets every person who walks in the door with a smile. She schedules appointments and tests and keeps all the necessary paperwork organized. She is good at letting patients know what to expect during their appointment and keeping the schedule moving smoothly. Sandy has three kids and eight grandkids that she loves spending time with.