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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source - Fox Optical the leading provider of vision care products and services in Lake Worth.

Barton Parker, O.D.

Barton J. Parker, O.D. is a board certified optometric physician. He was born in Miami and raised in South Florida. Dr. Parker attended Florida State University for his undergraduate studies. In 1997, Dr. Parker received his doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. He graduated with honors and as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Parker performs comprehensive eye exams and specializes in the management of ocular disease; including, cataract, glaucoma and refractive surgeries. He has been practicing in Lake Worth since 1999. He purchased Fox Optical in 2002. And moved it to it’s current location in 2014.

Dr. Parker routinely pursues continuing education to stay current with new trends and treatments in eye care with emphasis on new ocular pharmaceuticals and cataract, glaucoma and dry eye treatments.

Dr. Parker is professionally active as a member of the Palm Beach County Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He is currently serving as Past President the board for the Palm Beach County Optometric Association and Co-chair for the PBCOA’s annual Winter Seminar.

At home, Dr. Parker spends his time with his lovely wife of 21years, 17 year old son, and 11 year old daughter. The family loves spending time at the ballpark, on the golf course and traveling to new places having fun.


Kim is our Senior Front Desk Specialist. She loves greeting our patients with a smile, scheduling appointments and is very knowledgeable about insurance plans.  She is always available to answer any questions about our office and your insurance benefits.  Away from the office, Kim enjoys baking, reading, fitness and travel.


“Gina” is one of our highly trained frame & lens specialists with over 25 years of optical experience.  She enjoys assisting our patients with selecting the perfect eyeglasses and lens options to meet all their optical needs.  Gina recently relocated from New Jersey and is really enjoying our Florida weather.


Talin is one of our highly trained frame & lens specialists.  She has been in the optical field for over 5 years and is a recent New York transplant.  She is great at maximizing patients’ insurance benefits and has a real “Passion for Fashion”!


Paula is our Practice Administrator. She is charged with billing insurance companies on your behalf. She holds 2 degrees from Florida State University and is an invaluable asset to the office.


Obed is our friendly receptionist, always greeting with a smile and telling “extremely funny” jokes.  He is a Lake Worth native and is fully versed in authorizing insurance benefits.  Obed is cross-trained as an Ophthalmic Technician and is fluent in English and Spanish as well.


Charlene is our Ophthalmic Technician. She will be the first person you work with in your journey through the exam process.  In addition to collecting important health data prior to seeing Dr. Parker, Charlene also assists with contact lens training.