Meet The Team

At Bellingham Family Eye Clinic, you will find an experienced and helpful team of eye care professionals dedicated to meeting your eye health needs. We recognize you have a choice for your eye care professional and thank you for choosing us to care for your family’s vision needs. We invite you to refer your friends and family to our eye care office.

Dr. Glenn Green and the entire staff value our patient relationships and strive to improve your quality of life through vision wellness. Our practice offers excellent service and state-of-the-art technology.


Meet the Doctors

Glenn D. Green O.D.

Dr. GreenDr. Glenn D. Green holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Science from Southern California College of Optometry. He graduated valedictorian from his Doctoral program at Southern California College of Optometry.

Dr. Green is now a Washington State Licensed Optometric Physician. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Physicians of Washington. He provides primary health care of the eye, including diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases of the eye and visual system. Dr. Green desires to give his patients the best in eye care by staying current in all areas of his profession. His practice is centered on providing professional health care and personal attention to meeting patient needs.

Riya Paranthan O.D.

dr. paranthanDr. Riya Paranthan attended the University of Kentucky, and graduated Magna Cum Laude, Bachelors in Biology with high honors in 2010. During her time in Kentucky, she was involved in extensive Ophthalmology research at the University of Kentucky medical hospital and authored multiple papers in Molecular Vision and the Journal of Biological Chemistry. She was the recipient of the Diachun Award for outstanding research at the time. Thereafter, she received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2014. She was a National Liason at her local chapter of AOSA.

Her externships included 6 months of training with a focus on Ocular disease at the VA hospital in North Carolina. During her tenure with National Vision, she was elected to serve as their National Ambassador in 2018. In her free time Dr. Paranthan loves to travel and spend time with her husband Ro and daughter Reina.

Denis Holmes O.D.

Dr. Denis Holmes is a native of Bellingham and operated a private Optometry practice for 31 years here. Recently he moved back to Bellingham after a four-year work opportunity in Spokane. He is a graduate, with distinction, of Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon.

He is a past president of the Optometric Physicians of Washington, an affiliate state organization of the American Optometric Association. He is a past president of the Bellingham Central Lions Club, and he helped set up a free clinic in Bellingham coordinated between the Lions, the Lighthouse Mission Ministries, and local Optometric Physicians. In his free time Dr. Holmes enjoys photography, boating, and mountain biking with his wife, Sandra.


Our Staff

Our staff at Bellingham Family Eye Clinic is well trained and focused on making your patient experience a personal one.  All members of our staff attend continuing education classes throughout the year to stay up to date on new advancements and technology within the optometric field.

The office culture at Bellingham Family Eye Clinic is one of excellence in patient care and personalized service. We believe and practice doing the right thing to make your experience a good one with long lasting happiness, eye health and optimal vision.