Welcome to Northern Avenue Eye Care
Your Optometrist in Phoenix, AZ

Call us at (602) 995-8848 today.

Welcome to our practice! We provide COMPLETE examinations for diabetes, ocular allergies, dry eye, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Don't settle for less. We take pride in exceeding your expectations in every part of our practice. With the doctor's new prescription we rise to the challenge of finding just the right pair of glasses, providing your first truly comfortable pair of soft contact lenses, fitting a successful progressive bifocal, or restoring your near vision at the computer screen.


Welcome to Northern Avenue Eye Care in Phoenix. Dr. Robert J. Clanton and the Northern Avenue Eye Care team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Phoenix office.

Northern Avenue Eye Care is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Phoenix area come to Northern Avenue Eye Care because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Clanton and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Northern Avenue Eye Care, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Northern Avenue Eye Care, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Clanton and the Northern Avenue Eye Care staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Phoenix area. Our Phoenix optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Phoenix office at (602) 995-8848.

At Northern Avenue Eye Care, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (602) 995-8848 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Robert J. Clanton
Phoenix Optometrist | Northern Avenue Eye Care | (602) 995-8848
2337 W Northern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Phoenix Office

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Robert J. Clanton
    OD

    Dr. Clanton is originally from Kansas and received his optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.  He has been in private practice in Arizona since 1994.

  • Dr.
    Gary Baron
    O.D.

    Dr. Gary Baron is an optometrist who has been practicing all over the valley for over 13 years.  Dr. Baron grew up in Phoenix and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arizona in 1996 with a minor in Chemistry and major in Microbiology and Immunology.

  • Emmett

    Office Manager

  • Christine

    Retail Manager

  • Taryn

    Receptionist & OD Tech

  • Nevada

    Eyewear Specialist & OD Tech

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "My family, including my 2 kids, have been seeing Dr. Chung for about 3 years now. She is efficient, thorough, and knowledgeable. She is especially remarkable with kids. Her office staff is friendly and helpful and her opticians are excellent. This optometrist and her office are a real find and gem for North Central Phoenix!"
    Birdie M.
  • "I've been seeing Dr. Chung for 7 years. She is personable, thorough and knowledgeable. In fact she and the office staff are so awesome that I now drive 45 minutes for my appointments. It is worth it!"
    Stacey R.
  • "This was the best eye Care center I have ever visited! The Dr was great and funny, the staff was EXCEPTIONAL I didn't want to leave after I was all finished I wanted to stay and hang out. The selection wasn't that large but I will continue to come back! I love the people!"
    Krystal R.