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We're on N Hudson St in Silver City, New Mexico

Your Eye Doctor in Silver City, New Mexico

Serving Silver City and surrounding communities in SW New Mexico since 1996. Our eye care practice includes a great team with over 60 years of experience combined. Specializing in family eye care, we can provide glasses and soft contact lenses for all ages and purposes. Have an eye care emergency? We do our very best to step up and address patients' needs.

Optometrist Near You - Dr. Van Dran

For services that we're unable to do in our office, like retina surgery or Lasik, we refer our patients to one of our trusted specialists in Phoenix, Tucson, Albuquerque or El Paso. Referrals will be made as quickly as possible. We will also make sure your insurance will be accepted and you have a report and referral in hand.

Dr. Van Dran proudly provides patient-centered eye care services. We listen, and want to know our patients. Call and come visit us for your eye care needs.


Feel confident knowing your eyes are properly cared for by our Silver City optometrists, with yearly routine eye exams, professional advice, and top-of-the-line equipment.


Our eye care professionals really care about your health and are dedicated to providing exceptional personal service to everyone who walks through our door. Give yourself the gift of clear vision today.


We provide quality eye care to everyone - from babies to seniors. Whether you're in need of an eye exam, corrective lenses, diagnosis or effective long-term treatment, our Silver City eye doctors can help.

At Dr Rhonda K Van Dran O.D., P.C., each member of our team is selected based on their experience and dedication to providing personalized care to our optometry patients.

Our entire optometry staff is committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction our patients. We do our best to work with your busy schedule by finding appointment times that meet your needs. Our knowledgeable staff at Dr Rhonda K Van Dran O.D., P.C. will work with you to help you understand your vision insurance coverage and ensure you get the best vision care possible.

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Meet Teddy Bear

Meet Teddy Bear, our office therapy dog in training. With his silky soft coat and quiet nature, he’s become a real hit with young and old in the mornings with Dr. Van Dran.

Fostered from the High Desert Humane Society with his mother and four siblings from 3-10 weeks, he’s now in training to work in hospitals and senior care facilities with the doctor providing a little love and affection to those in need.

Excellent Vision In 3-Easy Steps At Dr Rhonda K Van Dran O.D., P.C.


We carry the latest European and American eyeglasses & designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles & colors.

Focus on Sunglasses

Whether or not you need vision correction, sunglasses can add comfort and enhanced performance to your activities.

Focus on Contact Lenses

Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of contact lenses that fit your needs.

Our Patient Testimonials Say It Best...
Always a 5-* experience! Dr and staff are always very caring and professional.
1 week ago
- Diana M.

Looking Good in Designer Frames

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Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call Dr Rhonda K Van Dran O.D., P.C. to schedule your appointment.

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