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Vision Source Eyecare is the premiere eye care practice in the Kansas City area and surrounding communities. We have nine locations and are dedicated to providing excellence in patient care, clinical education, and optical services.  Our doctors are leaders in clinical eye care involving eye and vision disorders.  We provide the highest quality lenses, frames and contact lenses to solve the vision needs of our patients.

The eye doctors at Vision Source St. Joseph know that getting the right prescription involves balancing several factors, including clear eyesight, visual efficiency and your ability to process visual information seamlessly. Whether you need a routine eye examination, an eyeglasses fitting or treatment for eye disease (such as glaucoma or macular degeneration) or eye surgery (such as LASIK or cataract surgery), our optometrists will provide you with the best care, advice, options and follow up.

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  • Dr. Ryan Powell

    Dr. Ryan Powell, O.D. is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia. He received his doctorate of optometry with cum laude honors from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Dr. Powell trained at Childrens Mercy Hospital and is the owner of eight Vision Source practices in the Kansas City area. Dr. Powell is member of the Gold Key Optometric Honor Society and the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. He was the 2010 President of the Missouri Optometric Association and he was recognized as the Missouri Young Optometrist of the Year in 2008. Dr. Powell has served in many leadership positions in Opotmetry, including service on the Southern College of Optometry Board of Trustees, American Optometric Association Committees, Transitions ProForum, and as Past President of the North Central States Optometric Association. Ryan and his wife, Amy, have three children, Andie, Landyn, and Jake. They are a very active sports family and enjoy Missouri Tigers Football! They live in Kansas City North and are active supporters of Ians Rainbow Flu Foundation, Synergy Services, and St Therese Body, Mind, Spirit.

  • Dr. Brandon Lorenz

    Brandon Lorenz, O.D. received his doctorate of optometry from Southern College of Optometry in 2012. He provides full scope optometry including pediatric care, contact lens fittings, and disease management. While attending Southern College of Optometry, Brandon completed externships at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Insight Eyecare Specialties. As a student, he was the Vice President of the Missouri State Club, and represented Southern on the Missouri Optometric Association Board of Optometrists in 2011. Brandon is a Captain in the Missouri Air National Guard 139th Airlift Wing Medical Group. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association and the Missouri Optometric Association. Brandon was born and raised in Saint Joseph, and graduated from Bishop LeBlond High School in 2004. After high school, he received a psychology degree from the University of Missouri. Brandon currently resides in Saint Joseph with his wife Katie. He enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, playing golf, and attending Mizzou games.

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