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Doctor & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source OKC South the leading provider of vision care products and services in Oklahoma City.

J. Travis Yadon, O.D.

Since 1978 Dr. Yadon, a native Oklahoman, has provided the highest quality eye care to South Oklahoma City. Dr. Yadon is a strong advocate of laser vision correction and uses lasers in treating ocular disease. Along with the other Vision Source doctors, Dr.Yadon treats ocular disease such as glaucoma, eye infections and dry eye. He has served his profession as Central District director, Oklahoma Associaton of Optometric Physician Board member, and member of the Medical Advisory Committee of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. He was named outstanding optometric physician of the year in 1998. Currently he serves on the Board of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians as Treasurer.

He is a 30 year member of the Capitol Hill Lions Club, having served in every office including President and was named Lion of the Year in 2001. Leisure time activities include gardening, photography and table tennis.

Colby Ricks, O.D.

Dr. Ricks is a recent graduate of Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, OK. During his last year of optometry school, Dr. Ricks received the honor of being named the outstanding fourth year clinician for the class of 2015. Dr. Ricks was born and raised in Blanchard, OK and graduated from Blanchard High School before going to Northeastern State University on a golf scholarship. Dr. Ricks, his wife Chelsea, and son Colter are residents of south Oklahoma City. Dr. Ricks’ hobbies include spending time with his family, going to the lake, playing golf, and watching sports. Dr. Ricks specializes in the management and treatment of ocular disease, contact lens fitting, primary care optometry, as well as managing refractive surgery patients.

Lori Allen – Benefits Administrator

Lori is our Benefits Administrator.  She has been with our office since December, 2007.  Her duties include filing insurance claims, obtaining authorizations, billing duties, helping the technicians with patients, working the front desk and optical. Lori is also the VSR facilitator for the office. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys fishing, playing pool.

Misty Courtney – Optical Manager

I have been in the Optometric Field since 1991. I am very passionate about Optometry and love what I do. I love being able to help patients and provide them with the best eye care experience.  I am currently the Optical Manager for Dr. Colby Ricks and Dr. J Travis Yadon.  March 2020 I will be taking chairman of the ParaOptometrics and I am very excited to see what’s ahead!

Rosa Garcia – Technician/Optical

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Merilee Sams – Technician

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Brady Clark – Technician

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Jennifer Elliott – Receptionist

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