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


9:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-4:30 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm


By Appointment Only



Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Robert J. Clanton

    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

    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

  • "I found this office on Google and I am so grateful! The office staff and doctors are friendly and helpful. Emmett's knowledge and efficiency made my visit enjoyable. I will definitely recommend this office!"
    Angelica F.
  • "Everyone was very friendly and pleasant I had no issues if they offer you something extra and you say no their still very friendly and not angry cause you didn’t take it, i will be back and also yell my family. The doctor was very nice and very informative."
    Lucy L.
  • "Have been happily using Northern Ave Eye Care for years for my eye health and vision needs. Am absolutely delighted to find Dr Clanton here now! He was my mother in law's Dr for years in his previous location. I was impressed with his caring and competence then. I'm so happy he's my eye doctor now! And the staff is still friendly, helpful and knowledgeable."
    Ana S.
  • "Everyone from the woman who checked my Granddaughter in, to the doctor and the woman who discussed what would be best for lens was very welcoming and knowledgeable. I will be going there for my own eye exam when I finally give up and admit I need real glasses. Not just the cheaters you can buy at the dollar store. I recommend this business for anyone who needs glasses, contacts or prescription sunglasses."
    Joidan L.
  • "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.