Meet the Team


At  the Eye Care Group, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our Grants Pass and Cave Junction patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience. 

Drs. Walters, Vidlak, Pelson and Associates are professionals who are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye health exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, contact lens fittings, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our Eye Care Group staff and make an appointment.


Dr. Pelson received his optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR in 2002. After optometry school, he completed a residency in primary care/hospital based optometry at the Hampton Virginia VA Medical Center, in 2003. Following this, Dr. Pelson began practicing full scope optometry in Grants Pass, where he provides primary optometric care for all age ranges; including glasses and contact lens examinations, medical evaluation and management of ocular conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, eye infections and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases like diabetes. Additionally he co-manages many surgical cases ranging from cataract to LASIK surgery.

Memberships: Dr. Pelson is a member of the following professional organizations, the American Optometric Association, the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association and the American Academy of Optometry, of which he is a fellow. He recently finished serving the State of Oregon as a member of the Board of Optometry from Feb 2010 to May 2016.

Board Certification: Certified in Medical Optometry by: The American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry.

Background & Interests: Dr. Pelson grew up in Tigard and prior to beginning his optometric career, he was active with the Boy Scouts of America, earning Eagle Scout, and served in the United States Nuclear Navy. In his leisure time he enjoys outdoor activities, like; hiking, mountain biking, camping and spending time with his wife, Karissa, and their four children.




Born and raised in Josephine County, he returned home to join the Eye Care Group in 1997. Locally, he has been known as an All American High School (Hidden Valley H.S.) and NCAA wrestler (University of Oregon); and he continues to be involved in coaching.  Dr. Vidlak received his optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR in 1997.  Dr. Vidlak began practicing full scope optometry in Grants Pass, where he provides primary optometric care for all age ranges; including glasses and contact lens examinations, medical evaluation and management of ocular conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, eye infections and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases like diabetes. Additionally he co-manages many surgical cases ranging from cataract to LASIK surgery.

Additionally, he is a member of the Rogue Gateway Rotary Club and he is a past president of the Southern Oregon Optometric Physicians Society.


Scott M. Walters, OD

Scott M. Walters, OD

Dr. Walters grew up in Grants Pass, graduating from GPHS in 1980. He then attended Oregon State University and the Pacific University College of Optometry, graduating in 1988. Dr. Walters then returned home to Grants Pass to join the Eye Care Group where he is now a senior partner. Dr. Walters is board certified by the American Board of Optometry.  Dr. Walters began practicing full scope optometry in Grants Pass, where he provides primary optometric care for all age ranges; including glasses and contact lens examinations, medical evaluation and management of ocular conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, eye infections and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases like diabetes. Additionally he co-manages many surgical cases ranging from cataract to LASIK surgery.

Professionally, Dr. Walters has served as President of the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association (OOPA), the Oregon Board of Optometry, the Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce and the Grants Pass Lions Club. He remains involved as the Sight and Hearing Chairman for the Grants Pass Lions, on OOPA committees and at his church. He enjoys camping, rafting, fishing and traveling with his family and friends.


Maisha B. Langella, O.D.

Maisha B. Langella, O.D.

Dr. Langella grew up in Maui, Hawaii. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon and received her doctorate from Southern California College of Optometry in 2008. Dr. Langella has completed clinical rotations at the Hu Hu Kam Indian Reservation in AZ and the Travis Air Force Base in CA. She has also gone on three eye care mission trips: one to El Salvador and two to Paraguay. Dr. Langella is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Langella is a member of the American Optometric Association and is enjoying learning more about our beautiful Southern Oregon community. Dr. Langella and her husband have three sons and together they enjoy hiking, the beach, and their two dogs.


James Adamek, OD

James Adamek, OD

Dr. Adamek grew up in Powers, Oregon where he attended Powers High School. He graduated from Linfield College with a bachelors degree in Exercise Science and Mathematics. He then attended Pacific University where he received his Doctor of Optometry Degree. He joined Eye Care Group in 2008 and enjoys working with patients of all ages. In 2009, Dr. Adamek partnered with White City Community Health Center to start a low income eye care clinic.

In his free time he enjoys hiking, fishing and hunting upland birds and waterfowl with his dogs. He and his wife, Sarah, live in Eagle Point.


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Angela M. DeDionisio, OD

Dr. DeDionisio was born and raised in Erie, PA. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. She subsequently went on to earn her doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2015. After practicing for three years in the greater Philadelphia area, she and her husband relocated their healthcare careers to Grants Pass.


Dr. DeDionisio is passionate about providing quality eye care to her patients, and she is excited to work within her new community. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association. Outside of practicing optometry, she loves baking and enjoys spending time traveling, camping, and hiking with her husband.

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Grants Pass Office

Monday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Cave Junction Office

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed