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About Us

Welcome to West End Eyecare - Where care and style meet.

We offer comprehensive eye exams in our modern space conveniently located a mile from down town with ample parking spaces and easy access from the highways and downtown Portsmouth.


Ilara Donarum, OD
Ilara has over 20 years of experience in optometry. She graduated from the PA College of Optometry and completed a residency with local MD's in a busy practice (including a retinal specialist and a cataract surgeon). In addition, she was an Associates Professor at New England College of Optometry. Dr. Donarum is passionate about serving the underserved. She has participated in missions to Mexico providing eye exams and glasses to over 2,000 in need. She worked in a clinic that offered in-home eye care to amputees and the disabled. She volunteers her time locally providing vision screening to local schools and for the NH Association for the Blind.

West End Eyecare is blessed with having four exceptional staff members. As soon as you enter or call West End Eyecare one of their friendly faces will greet you. All four bring people skills to work to make West End Eyecare a happy place. Their expert eyes and sense of style comes in handy when you want to find just the right frame for your face. They have all been extensively trained to accurately measure and fit your new frames for your new frames and lenses.