Dr. Jamel Vaughn O.D., FAAO
Dr. Vaughn is a graduate of the University of Houston were he obtained his Doctorate of Optometry and his Bachelors in Biology. Dr. Vaughn is trained in the diagnosis and management of ocular conditions, systemic diseases that affect the visual system, glaucoma, specialty contact lens fittings, low vision, and laser vision evaluations with the Laser Eye Center of Lubbock. Dr. Vaughn has received honors including two clinical letters of excellence, the Dr. Richard Ebling Excellence Award in Medically Necessary Contact Lenses, and Gold Key International Optometric Honor society for his service to the college and the community. In November 2014 after completing five clinical case reports and a thorough oral examination administered by a panel of leading optometrists, Dr. Vaughn became a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Vaughn is a member of the South Plains Optometric Society, Texas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, and American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Vaughn is trained in the diagnosis and management of low vision. He has dedicated many hours to understanding the best way to maximize functional vision while demonstrating compassion and attentiveness to his patients. Dr. Vaughn obtained his training from the University of Houston College of Optometry where he completed two rotations dedicated to low vision. At Ginter Eyecare Center we understand that there is a tremendous need to provide services for the visually impaired and we are here to help.
He and his wife, Leslie, a registered oncology nurse and west Texas native have a son, Ryder and a daughter, Olivia. In his spare time he enjoys attending sporting events, playing basketball, golf, reading, and the arts. Dr. Vaughn is a passionate volunteer and enjoys serving his community in every way possible.