Alton Rossman, OD and the staff at West Salem Vision Center are dedicated to providing  you and your family with high quality vision care. From our welcoming atmosphere to the time Dr. Rossman devotes to each patient, you are sure to notice a difference. We offer primary eye care for children and adults.



Oregon native Alton Rossman, OD, has been treating patients in Salem since 2001. Dr. Rossman grew up in Coos Bay and attended Pacific University in Forest Grove. He earned a Bachelor of Science in 1995 and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in 2000.

Dr. Rossman is fluent in Spanish and has donated his time and skill to various eye care missions in Jalisco, Coatzacoalcos and Union de Tula through the Lions in Sight and VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) programs. Dr. Rossman is a standing member the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), Salem Chamber of Commerce and West Salem Rotary.

Dr. Rossman is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing and skiing. He plays baseball in the Willamette Valley Men’s Baseball League and is married with two children.



As general office manager and all-around “go-to” person, Sylvia is the accounting and insurance specialist for the office, scheduling and new patient coordinator. With over 25 years in the optical field, Sylvia also helps customers pick out frames, assists contact lens wearers, and often runs pre-exam screenings.

A long-time Oregonian, Sylvia is married and has two daughters.




Sandi Carstens grew up in a small town in Oregon, and appreciates the close community feel of West Salem Vision Center. She has been in the optical field since 1993 and with West Salem Vision Center since 2015, scheduling appointments, pre-testing patients, assisting in eyeglass frame selection and assisting first-time contact lens wearers. She has a teenage son and enjoys hiking, fishing, concerts, wine and food carts.



Billy brings more than 20 years’ experience to the practice, having worked all three sides of the business – retail, wholesale and manufacturing. At West Salem Vision Center, he is the in-house expert at lens selection and fitting, and manages our online store. Billy has two children, ages 21 and 15 and enjoys being in the sun. He and Dr. Rossman play hardball in the Willamette Valley Men’s Baseball League.