Experienced. Caring. Professional.

Experienced.
Caring.
Professional.

Dr. Fairborn and his team share a common goal when it comes to patient care: We listen carefully; we communicate clearly; and we treat our patients as partners in their care. Your comfort, safety, health and visual performance matter. It shows in everything that we do.

Our Doctor

Dr. Chris Fairborn

Dr. Fairborn earned his Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. He has bachelors degrees from UC Berkeley and from the California State University. In addition to belonging to several optometric associations, Dr. Fairborn is among a small percentage of optometric physicians who are Board Certified.

Dr. Fairborn also has a Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree with honors from the Texas Tech University School of Law and is a licensed patent attorney.

With a commitment to using the best technology, Dr. Fairborn provides patients with state of the art comprehensive care, delivered in a compassionate and open manner. He is known for his friendly, easy-going manner and attentive communication skills.

Our Team

Our team of dedicated, experienced industry professionals are passionate about their work. We’re here to help all patients to understand their benefits, to schedule convenient appointments, and to get the most of their eyes.
Our technicians work hard to put you at ease and guide you through the pretesting process, explaining things as they go. Our friendly opticians will help you to select the optimal eyewear, and our friendly office staff is happy to help you with scheduling, billing and benefits coverage.

Charlene

MA-R

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Friendly, efficient and with a drive to provide top-quality service, Charlene came to us after being a patient for years. Charlene is the charming voice and welcoming presence at our front desk and on the telephone. She is eager to answer your questions, help you and your family find just the right appointment times, and make sure your visit with us is a pleasant and relaxing one.

Katie

ABO MA-R

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Patients and eyewear customers who work with Katie are immediately impressed by how well she listens to their needs, and how knowledgeably she answers their questions. With extensive optical management experience, Katie’s commitment to excellence really shines through. She truly enjoys helping patients find just the right eyewear and lens technologies, custom-designed to help them see and look their best. We appreciate that Katie has a knack for curating a collection of exclusive brands in a variety of price ranges, so Northside Vision patients can be sure to find frames that look special, fit beautifully, and are customized to provide you with optimal vision correction.

Norma

MA-R

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Norma has dedicated her career to working in the optical field and brings a patient-focused approach to account services and eye care billing. Behind the scenes, Norma works diligently to ensure each patients’ medical and vision benefits claims are filed in a timely fashion, and she is an expert at navigating the insurance and government payment mazes to help you get the most of your benefits.

Olivia

COA MA-R

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A welcoming professional, Olivia consistently provides our patients with a thorough examination experience that is respectful of their time, but without feeling rushed. She has extensive experience as an optometric technician, and has dedicated her professional life to the eye care field. She is committed to helping patients understand each step of testing, and contact lens patients will appreciate her attention to detail and expertise.

Tonya

MA-R

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Tonya is a dedicated eye care professional and a real people person. Equally at home in the optical and on the medical side, Tonya always strives to be sure patients receive friendly, accurate and efficient care in our office. She is a compassionate and thorough eye care technician, who can put even the most nervous patients at ease during testing. And with a background in optical sales, she is a wonderful resource if you need help finding the right eyewear.

Always enjoyable and professional
Janalee P.
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  • 601 W Francis Ave
  • Spokane, WA
  • 99205
509-326-2772
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  • Monday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
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  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
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