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Doctors & Staff

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

Terry L. Lawson, M.S., O.D.

Dr. Lawson served as Adjunct Associate Professor at Northeastern State University College of Optometry for eight years. He obtained his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in 1987. He obtained his Masters degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas in 1983 and a Bachelors degree in Physiology from Oklahoma State University in 1977. Dr. Lawson holds a second bachelor’s degree in Vision Science from Northeastern State University.

Dr. Lawson served in Tulsa as the Commander of the 138th Medical Squadron, Oklahoma Air National Guard. His first six years of service was on active duty as a navigator in C-130 aircraft. Colonel Lawson retired after serving twenty-nine years in the active duty Air Force, Oklahoma Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserves.
Dr. Lawson supports local and global outreach. He is a volunteer at Tulsa’s Day Center and yearly travels to unserved areas abroad with Asbury Church and other medical mission agencies. Dr. Lawson has provided optometric care in Tanzania, Peru, Lebanon, and Mexico.

Dr. Lawson has lectured for the Kansas Optometric Association, NSU College of Optometry, several Rotary Clubs and for the Air National Guard. Dr. Terry Lawson is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians, the American Optometric Association and retired member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. Dr. Lawson enjoys working with patients to treat and resolve ocular health concerns, as well as specialty contact lenses including scleral lenses and myopia control. Dr. Lawson is married to Dr. Gerri Lawson and has 3 daughters, all of whom are optometrists. He is also the proud Pops to 9 grandchildren.

Kacy A. Henley, O.D.

Dr. Henley grew up in south Tulsa and is a proud Jenks Trojan alum. Daughter of Drs. Terry Lawson and Gerri Herrin-Lawson, she spent many summers working at our office. She first became interested in optometry as her career while on a medical mission trip to Tanzania with her father in high school. She graduated with honors from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in May 2017. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Oklahoma State University in 2012. While in optometry school, Dr. Henley was actively involved in the American Optometric Student Association as Trustee, traveled to D.C. to lobby for optometry at the Capitol, and participated in an optometric mission trip to Honduras through SVOSH. Dr. Henley is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Henley and her husband, Ethan, enjoy spending time with their three sons and twin daughters, traveling, hiking, gardening, homesteading, and being outdoors. She is honored to carry on her parents’ legacy with her sister, Dr. Kelsy Simpson, here at Vision Source Tulsa!

Kelsy J. Simpson, O.D.

Photo of Dr. Kelsy SimpsonDr. Simpson is a south Tulsa-native who has a passion for taking care of patients and their vision. Dr. Simpson enjoys fitting speciality contact lenses including myopia control lenses and scleral contacts. She also enjoys helping patients in managing dry eye syndrome. She completed extensive training in ocular disease treatment and management for conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts. She is also the daughter of Drs. Terry Lawson and Gerri Herrin-Lawson and sister to Dr. Kacy Henley. Their family is proud to be an independent and locally owned private practice. She has always loved watching her parents as optometrists and knew from a young age that she wanted to follow in her family’s footsteps and become an eye doctor.

She moved to sunny South Florida for optometry school and graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University in May 2020. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from Oklahoma State University in 2015 and another Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science from Nova Southeastern University in 2017. While in optometry school, Dr. Simpson was involved in the National Optometric Practice Management Association. Dr. Simpson completed an externship in ocular disease at Eye Centers of South Florida and an externship in private practice at Easton Eyecare. Dr. Simpson is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Simpson and her husband, Alex, enjoy spending time traveling and exploring new places around the world. They have two young boys that keep them busy when she’s not at the office. Dr. Simpson is accepting new patients and is excited to continue serving families in her community.

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