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Doctors & Staff

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

Ted A. McElroy, O.D.

Dr. McElroy, founded Ted A. McElroy, OD, PC in 1994 in Tifton, GA. He is a graduate of Southern College of Optometry. In 2004 he served as the Georgia Optometric Association President and is currently serving as the treasurer of SECO International. Dr. McElroy was the recipient of the 1997 GA Optometric Association’s Young Optometrist of the Year, the 2005 GOA Optometrist of the year and the 2009 GOA Bernard Kahn Award Recipient. His passion is his connection with his patients. His goal is to exceed his patient’s expectations, service and to offer his patients a better quality of life. Dr. McElroy strives to provide his patients with an experience that cannot be found anywhere else in eye care. He is continually looking to industries and businesses outside Optometry to find these examples of excellence.

Dr. McElroy is a founding member of The Roya Enterprise, an organization dedicated to assisting aspiring practice owners. He enjoys speaking to students on the joys of private practice and is an author published in Optometric Management, also serving on their editorial board. He spends a great deal of his time with his wife and two sons traveling to swim meets, going to Disney World and enjoying time with them.


Kollette – Insurance Specialist

Kollette has been with Vision Source Tifton since 2006. As our insurance specialist, she files the insurance claims, checks patient eligibility, and is ready to answer your billing questions. Kollette is consistently up to date with the ever-changing policies and procedures in insurance which allows her to operate the insurance department smoothly and efficiently. Kollette is also cross-trained in many different areas of the office and lends a helping hand whenever needed.

Kollette enjoys spending time with her husband, Danny & their children. Together they have four children and one grandchild. She also loves to cook, travel and ride on the Harley with Danny.