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Expert Eye Doctors at The Eye Center of South Tulsa and Okmulgee

At The Eye Center of South Tulsa and Okmulgee, we're proud to introduce our dedicated team of eye doctors committed to providing top-notch eye care services. Our experienced optometrists, Dr. James Ward, and Dr. Cale Fulps, are passionate about your eye health and vision.

With their diverse skills and wealth of experience, they deliver comprehensive eye care, from routine eye exams to specialized treatment for ocular diseases and conditions. Our eye doctors are ready to assist if you need new eyeglasses, contact lenses, or professional advice on managing your eye health. Discover the quality care you deserve at The Eye Center of South Tulsa and Okmulgee.

Meet Our Distinguished Eye Doctors

Dr. James Ward

Dr. James Ward, a co-owner of The Eye Center of South Tulsa and Okmulgee, South Tulsa, and Okmulgee locations, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our practice. Raised in a small farming community in southwest Oklahoma, he earned his Bachelor's Degree from Southwestern State University before graduating from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in 1993. Dr. Ward's journey led him to join The Eldridge Eye Clinic in Okmulgee as a partner upon graduation. In 1999, he and Dr. Hall purchased Eldridge Eye Clinic, renaming it The Eye Center, Okmulgee in 2001.

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Dr. Ward specializes in ocular disease, with a wide range of technical training and experience. He is certified and routinely performs anterior segment laser procedures, YAG laser procedures, glaucoma-related laser treatments, and minor in-office surgical procedures. With 23 years of clinical experience, Dr. Ward is also certified as a Contact Lens Expert by Bausch & Lomb. He is an experienced lecturer, sharing his knowledge on contact lens fitting and management, ocular disease, glaucoma, diabetes, and dry eye management. Active in the optometric community, Dr. Ward is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians.

Passionate about caring for his patients, Dr. Ward provides the best vision and eye health care. He particularly enjoys fitting "hard to fit" contact lens patients with scleral lenses, providing "the best vision and comfort ever" for many of his patients. Dr. Ward believes in offering his patients the most technologically advanced care in "state-of-the-art" facilities staffed by highly trained, compassionate, and caring professionals. Dr. James Ward serves the community outside his practice through his Christian affiliations and the Lion's Club. His honors include Young Optometrist of the Year for Oklahoma in 2000 and Lion of the Year for the Okmulgee Lion's Club in 2002.

Dr. Cale Fulps

Dr. Cale Fulps, hailing from Broken Arrow, OK, brings his exceptional skills to The Eye Center of South Tulsa and Okmulgee. After completing his high school education, Dr. Fulps earned a football scholarship to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. Following his undergraduate studies, he embarked on his optometric journey at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry, earning his degree in 2017.

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While at optometry school, Dr. Fulps received the J. Pat Cummings Clinical Excellence Award; the faculty chose him as the Most Outstanding Graduating Clinician in his class and maintained a 4.0 GPA. He also served as the president of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists and Students Volunteering Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH). As president of SVOSH, Dr. Fulps orchestrated a week-long medical mission trip to Roatan, Honduras.

Married to his wife, Talor, since 2014, Dr. Fulps resides in Tulsa and enjoys the great outdoors, with a strong passion for hunting and fishing. He is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Fulps is also an active participant and elder at Anthem Church in Tulsa, reflecting his commitment to his profession and community. With his dedication to patient care and extensive experience, Dr. Cale Fulps is a valuable member of the The Eye Center of South Tulsa and Okmulgee team.

Your Trusted Eye Care Professionals

Whether you're seeking routine vision care, assistance with ocular conditions, or guidance in choosing the perfect eyeglasses or contact lenses, our accomplished eye doctors are ready to address your unique requirements. We believe in building a lasting relationship with our patients based on trust, care, and the highest standards of eye care excellence. Experience exceptional eye care with our dedicated professionals at The Eye Center of South Tulsa and Okmulgee.