R. Duke Underwood, OD
Dr. Underwood attended undergraduate studies at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska and post graduate studies at the University of Nebraska. He attended Southern College of Optometry, and graduated May 1984 Culaude. He received awards Beta Sima Capa, Optometric Honor Fraternity, Gold Key International, Optometric Honor Society, Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, and Contact Lens Society. He received Advanced Ocular Treatment in 1994 and Advanced Ocular Therapy in 1997 from Pacific College of Optometry.
Dr. Underwood is Board certified Expanded Scope of Practice since 1998. In June of 1984 Dr. Underwood joined his father in practice and has owned the practice since 1994.
YOUR VISION SOURCE
R. Tyler Underwood, OD
Dr. R. Tyler Underwood attended undergraduate studies at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in International Rescue and Relief. He then attended Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Optometry in Glendale, Arizona where he completed externships specializing in fitting specialty contact lenses and treatment and management of ocular disease at Fort Defiance Indian Health Hospital and Earnest Childers Veterans Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Dr. R. Tyler Underwood was born and raised in Cortez, Co and he has returned to join the practice with his father, and his father before him.
Tyler enjoys spending his weekends with his family, 4-wheeling, hiking, fishing, and camping. He and his wife can be seen around town eating out at their favorite restaurants, and playing city league volleyball, softball, and flag football.
Our Caring Staff
Our Staff is thoroughly trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of the optical field.
Kirk Underwood, Optician, ABO, NCLE
Kirk is a licensed optician, NCLE & ABO certified with over 30 years experience and can help you with all your optical needs.
Sharon Underwood, Practice Manager
Our practice manager and billing manager has over 30 years experience in optical field. Sharon will assist you in all questions including your insurance concerns and questions.
Lisa Clark, Optometric Tech, Frame Stylist
Lisa can help guide you through all the latest frame choices and lens decisions and answer all your questions you may have with these important decisions. Lisa will gladly fit your new eyewear or adjust your current pair any time.
Amanda Hunt, Optometric Tech, Contact Lens Tech
Amanda can assist you with choosing the latest frame style, and the latest in lens technology.She can also, assist you with contact lenses, and any questions or needs you may have.
Patti Elliott, Reception, Pretest Tech
Patti can assist you in scheduling appointments and answering any questions you may have. Patti can also, guide you through the pretesting process.
Tatyana Castillo, Reception, Pretest Tech
Tatyana can guide you through the pretesting process, assist you with scheduling and answering any questions you may have.
Kym Hampton, Optometric Tech, Frame Stylist
Kym can assist you with choosing the latest frame style, and the latest in lens technology.
Joey Underwood, Reception, Contact Lens Tech
Joey is the newest employee. She can assist you with scheduling appointments and contact orders and dispenses.