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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Parks Optical the leading provider of vision care products and services in Clinton.

Dr. Lisa K. Parks

Dr. Lisa Parks has called the Golden Valley area home all of her life growing up on a century farm near Windsor.  She attended the University of Central Missouri for her undergraduate studies, majoring in Biology.  Dr. Parks received her Doctor of Optometry degree (with honors) from the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry in 1987 and founded Parks Optical in 1989.

Dr. Parks holds membership in the American Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association, and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH).  VOSH is a volunteer group that travels to third world countries to deliver free eye care (exams, eyeglasses, and medicines).  Dr. Parks has provided free eye care for patients in Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, and Bolivia.

Among other interests, Dr. Parks is actively involved in the leadership of the Henry County Salvation Army and also serves as State Chaplain for the Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

Her family includes her husband, Mark; her son, Ryan; and her daughter, Chelsea.  The family enjoys traveling, MU sports, Chiefs football, and time spent together.