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Our Eye Doctors

Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision – many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.

Our optometrists takes the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet our doctors:


Dr. Jeffrey W. Jones

Dr. Jeff Jones founded Vision Source Longview in 1987. He is originally from Henderson Texas, and attended Kilgore College, the University of North Texas, and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston. In 1986, he completed his graduate studies and received his Doctor of Optometry Degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.Dr. Jones provides vision care to all age groups. He has a specific interest in contact lenses, laser vision consulting, and the management of eye diseases. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association, and the East Texas Optometric Society.


Dr. Kristofer K. Thornton


Dr. Kris Thornton joined Vision Source Longview in July 2007. He is originally from Winnsboro, Texas and currently lives in Hallsville, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Science from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. In 2007, Dr. Thornton received his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry.He provides vision care to people of all ages. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association and the East Texas Optometric society.

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, one daughter and two dogs