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Doctors & Staff

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

Our Doctor

Mel Cleveland, O.D.

Board Certified Optometrist (Diplomate, American Board Of Optometry)

Dr. Mel Cleveland received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama (BS in Biology). He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry where he received a degree in Physiological Optics (BS) and a Doctor of Optometry degree (OD). Since entering practice in 1980, Dr. Cleveland has served in the U.S. Army (Chief of Optometry, First Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX), and in the U.S. Navy Reserve (NAS Dallas Fleet Hospital Unit). He is a clinician with expertise in contact lenses and ocular disease management. He is an optometric glaucoma specialist. He is currently co-owner of practices in Arlington (Vision Source Professional Eyecare) and in Fort Worth (Vision Source Fort Worth). In addition to performing research for numerous contact lens companies, he has served as a clinical investigator for Alcon Laboratories, performing in office research studies. Dr. Cleveland also worked in Alcon’s Fort Worth Research Clinic performing clinical ophthalmic drug and contact lens solution studies while providing ongoing eye and vision care to members of the employee research pool. Dr. Cleveland is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association and the Tarrant County Optometric Society where he has served as president. He was appointed to the Texas Optometry Board where he has served since 2007.

Front Desk Staff


Cris is the insurance and finance coordinator, she has been with our practice since January of 1994. Cris goes the extra mile to make sure you understand and receive the most benefit from your insurance coverage.


Marcia is the patient care coordinator, she has been with our practice since 1998. Marcia is the friendly face who will greet you as you enter our office. She will gladly assist you with insurance benefits, appointments, and billing.

Optometric Technicians


Toni has a combined 10+ years of experience in the optometric field. She works closely with our doctor on evaluating your eye care needs. They also attend continuing education classes to keep up with new information as well as technology that improves and changes in the eye care industry.


Emma joined our practice in 2015 as a technician but currently helps with front desk and is our social media coordinator.




Porshay has been an optician since 2002, she joined our practice in April 2006. Porshay specializes in the design, fitting, and dispensing of eyeglasses; she enjoys the artistic representation of eyewear for every patient. Porshay realizes that eyeglasses are not just a device to help your visual needs but can also be an accessory to represent your character and make a fashion statement.


Ami has been with the practice since 2014, and specializes in the design fitting of eyeglasses as well as adjusting and dispensing. She knows that glasses can be a statement of who you are.