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Advanced Eye Care for Your Entire Family

Eye Doctors in Rapid City | Vision Source Specialists

At Vision Source Specialists, we believe in providing our patients with great eye care every time they come into our clinic. We offer friendly, professional eye care for the whole family. Whether you’re looking for an eye exam for yourself or your children or need treatment for a common eye disease, like glaucoma, we’re here to help!

Our optometric specialties include:

  • Treatment for symptoms of dry eye
  • Myopia management
  • Vision therapy
  • Scleral lens fittings
  • Neuro-optometric services
  • Sports vision training

We also offer finance options and accept many major insurance plans to help you pay for your eye care.

Want to learn more about how our Rapid City eye doctors can help you see and look your best? Come visit our eye clinic, or give us a call at 605-399-3937 today!

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Your eyes work hard. Neurolens relieves the pain. These painful symptoms are caused by today’s increased demands on your near vision. Neurolens Contoured Prism lenses reduce painful symptoms and restore your naturally comfortable vision. Only a Neurolens specialist practice can prescribe the pain-relieving comfort of Neurolens.

Performance Vision Training Center

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Enhancing Vision Skills for Increased Success


Poor visual skills can affect a child's school achievements as their attention, reading and learning are impacted. Vision therapy can help strengthen their visual skills.

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Giving Athletes an Edge Over Their Competition


Sports vision training offers evidence-based exercises to enhance an athlete's vision abilities to help process and respond to what they see faster and better.

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Restoring Vision and Quality of Life


Neuro-optometric rehabilitation is an effective treatment for people experiencing visual problems caused by brain trauma and various neurological conditions.

Macular Program


We are proud providers for a program called the Macular Program, an anti-aging medicine (cellular medicine) specifically for macular degeneration.

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Dry Eye & Ocular Surface Disease Clinic

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Offering Lasting Dry Eye Treatments


Even without knowing the term "dry eye" or "Dry Eye Syndrome", if you suffer from it, then you are all too familiar with the soreness, discomfort, and even the constant misery that can come with dry eyes.

Suffering from dry eye disease can impact your quality of life by diminishing your enjoyment of daily activities such as reading, sports, watching TV or driving.

Meet Our Eye Doctors
Jared Pearson, O.D.
Dr. Jared Pearson was raised in SD and earned his BS in Zoology at North Dakota State University and Doctorate of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry in 2004....
Dawn Wattenhofer, O.D.
Dr. Wattenhofer is co-owner of Vision Source Specialists in Rapid City. She has practiced optometry in Rapid City since 1998, starting as a sublease doctor next to a national chain....
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Patient Reviews


Excellent Professional service
7 days ago
- Robert E.
I've been going here for years and seeing Dr. Wattenhoffer. She listens and she's amazing and goes through everything with you.
2 weeks ago
- Ice_Moonlight

Hours & Location


We have convenient hours and are easy to find!

  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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At Vision Source Specialists - we not only offer comprehensive eye exams and prescribe glasses or contacts, but we take our time to listen to your story and develop a complete picture of your ocular and medical history. Your eye health and peace of mind is important to us.

Dry Eye

Dry Eye

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Uninterested in School? Your Child’s Vision May be to Blame

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How Visual Problems Can Affect Your Child’s Learning

Visual problems can affect your child’s ability to read, learn, and pay attention. Vision therapy might help.
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Why Glasses Are Not the Solution for Progressive Myopia

Traditional myopia correction uses glasses to improve visual acuity, but they are not a solution for controlling myopia’s progression and may even contribute to worsening...