Dr. Jason Lake is a native of Kansas. He graduated from high school in Paola Kansas and then pursued his Bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University. Lake completed his doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, graduating with honors. In 1998 he founded Eyecare Specialties in Central Missouri with offices in Clinton, Sedalia and Warrensburg. Dr. Lake and his wife, Dr. Susan Lake, have enjoyed becoming a leader in the eyecare industry, while maintaining a positive business culture where his employees, vendors and patients feel at home. Outside of his Optometry practice he also does practice management consulting, lectures and business appraisals for optometrists throughout North America. Dr. Lake has a strong commitment to his community and is an active member of the Rotary Club, Optimist International and the Chamber of Commerce. He has served as multiple term president of the Warrensburg Park and Recreation board as well as serving on multiple advisory boards for various community agencies. He takes great pride in being the team optometrist for the University of Central Missouri Mules and Jennies athletic teams. Dr. Lake is also involved in optometry on a state and national level presently serving on the Board of Trustees of the Missouri Optometric Association. In his spare time Dr. Lake enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters, water skiing, college football, boating on Tablerock Lake and running. He has competed in multiple half and full marathons and looks forward to racing in more events in the future. He plans on learning to fly fish and taking up competitive water skiing as his newest hobbies.