About Our Practice
Macadam Vision Clinic is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.
From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!
Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.
About Our Team
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our optician can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Mersedeh Safari Snider, OD
Dr. Mersedeh Safari Snider completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Portland State University in 2001. She then completed her doctor of Optometry degree at Pacific University in 2005. As part of her externships she received extensive training in several specialties while seeing patients at U.C. Berkeley Clinic, Malcolm Grow Hospital on Andrew’s Air Force Base, and Portland VA Hospital. Dr. Snider is passionate about her patient’s overall health and sight. She practices full scope eyecare with an emphasis on a thorough history and gives personal attention to each patient. Dr. Snider has a long-term relationship with Dr. Schober and Dr. Bauer at Macadam Vision CIinic and recently took over the practice. She has enjoyed getting to know each and every existing patient at Macadam Vision Clinic so far and she looks forward to meeting new patients and helping them with their visual needs.
Dr. Snider and her husband Chris enjoy hiking, traveling, wine tasting, and the incredible culture and cuisine of Portland.
Greg Schober, OD & Mauri Bauer OD
Dr. Schober and Dr. Bauer are both Pacific University graduates and established Macadam Vision Clinic over 30 years ago. While they are both mostly retired, they are available to help Dr. Snider when she takes time off.
Dr. Schober and Dr. Bauer enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, cycling, singing, playing piano & guitar.
Sandra – Office Manager & Insurance Specialist
Sandra has worked in the Optical industry since 1999 and joined our clinic in 2006. Her experience and motivation have made her an active leader and innovator in the clinic. She is the most versatile team member at MVC and wears many hats. You will find her at the front desk assisting patients with their appointments and answering phone calls. Sandra’s experience with insurance billing allows her to help you get the most value from your insurance coverage. Her warm and caring personality makes you feel at ease and well taken care of.
In her spare time, she enjoys running, exploring new coffee shops, and having fun with her family and friends.
Marcella – Diagnostic Technician
Marcella, joined our office in January of 2007. She is a highly skilled and proficient Ophthalmic Technician who assists the doctor by preparing each patient and running special diagnostic testing as requested by the doctor. She enjoys working with all our patients during the initial encounter and provides a memorable clinical experience with her warm and caring personality.
Outside of work, Marcella loves spending time with her family and enjoys skiing, camping, and cheering on the Portland Trail Blazers!
Megan – Optician
Megan began her optical career at Macadam Vision Clinic in 2013. Her youth, vibrancy, and creative eye, gives her a fresh perspective to help you find the perfect glasses that fits you and your lifestyle. She has a great sense of style which gives her a unique ability to find you a perfect frame. She also preforms patient pre-testing as needed.
During her time off, Megan enjoys outdoor activities, skiing, cooking with her husband, and taking walks with her dog Elsie.
Arely – Optician
Originally from Arizona, Arely has worked as an Optician in several cities since 2005. She moved to Portland in 2015 and immediately joined our team with over 11 years of Optical experience. Her wealth of knowledge about the latest lens technology along with her great sense of fashion, will accentuate each individual and accommodate their needs. She has an art for adjusting frames and picking out a set of glasses that look like they were custom made for your face.
Arely greatly enjoys all the Pacific NW has to offer, especially hiking, cooking and exploring the outdoors.
Chris – Office Support
Chris, who is also Dr. Snider’s husband, is a computer design engineer and helps us with technical issues and bookkeeping/accounting.
Chris enjoys traveling, wine tasting, gaming, and watching football.